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Jasper Johns

Gray (Within) exhibition posters: four copies, 2008

Four offset lithographic posters, on smooth wove paper, the full sheet
42 2/5 × 29 in
107.6 × 73.7 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
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About the work
P
Phillips

Property from a Private Canadian Collection

All sheets: 42 3/8 x 29 in. (107.6 x 73.7 cm)
All …

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Property from a Private Canadian Collection

All sheets: 42 3/8 x 29 in. (107.6 x 73.7 cm)
All unframed

Licensed by VAGA

Publisher
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and The Art Institute of Chicago
Jasper Johns
American, b. 1930
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Jasper Johns's ongoing stylistic and technical experimentation place him at the forefront of American art. His richly textured paintings of maps, flags, numbers, and targets laid the groundwork for Pop art, Minimalism, and Conceptual art. In New York in the 1950s, Johns was part of a community of artists, including Robert Rauschenberg, seeking an alternative to the emotional nature of Abstract Expressionism. Influenced by Marcel Duchamp, Johns's early work paired the concerns of craft with familiar concrete imagery. His interest in process also led to innovations in lithography, screen-printing, etching and woodblock, using such materials as pencil, pen, brush, crayon, wax, and plaster to constantly challenge the technical possibilities of printmaking.

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About the work
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Phillips

Property from a Private Canadian Collection

All sheets: 42 3/8 x 29 in. (107.6 x 73.7 cm)
All …

Read more

Property from a Private Canadian Collection

All sheets: 42 3/8 x 29 in. (107.6 x 73.7 cm)
All unframed

Licensed by VAGA

Publisher
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and The Art Institute of Chicago
Jasper Johns
American, b. 1930
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Jasper Johns's ongoing stylistic and technical experimentation place him at the forefront of American art. His richly textured paintings of maps, flags, numbers, and targets laid the groundwork for Pop art, Minimalism, and Conceptual art. In New York in the 1950s, Johns was part of a community of artists, including Robert Rauschenberg, seeking an alternative to the emotional nature of Abstract Expressionism. Influenced by Marcel Duchamp, Johns's early work paired the concerns of craft with familiar concrete imagery. His interest in process also led to innovations in lithography, screen-printing, etching and woodblock, using such materials as pencil, pen, brush, crayon, wax, and plaster to constantly challenge the technical possibilities of printmaking.

Jasper Johns

Gray (Within) exhibition posters: four copies, 2008

Four offset lithographic posters, on smooth wove paper, the full sheet
42 2/5 × 29 in
107.6 × 73.7 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
Bidding closed
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