Joan Jonas

American, born 1936

738 followers

Joan Jonas

American, born 1936

738 followers

Joan Jonas, believing that sculpture and painting were exhausted mediums, became known for her …

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Joan Jonas, believing that sculpture and painting were exhausted mediums, became known for her pioneering work in performance and video art. Jonas, who studied sculpture and art history, was deeply influenced by the work of Trisha Brown, with whom she studied dance, as well as John Cage and Claes Oldenburg, …

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Selected career achievements
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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Solo show at a major institution
MoMA PS1, and 3 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 14 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 5 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta, and 6 more
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