Jasper Johns, ‘Jasper Johns Target and Technics (MoMa 1971) ’, 1971, Lot 180
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Jasper Johns Target and Technics (MoMa 1971) , 1971

Mixed Media offset lithograph in colors with collage of watercolor pads and brush
10 1/2 × 8 1/2 in
26.7 × 21.6 cm
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Jasper Johns’s targets are among the pioneering Pop artist’s earliest most celebrated motifs. In …

Lot 180

Jasper John’s Target Technics and Creativity. Mixed media Jasper Johns collectible watercolor …

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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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Jasper Johns’s targets are among the pioneering Pop artist’s earliest most celebrated motifs. In fact, the first painting Johns ever exhibited was Green Target (1955) at the Jewish Museum in 1957. Johns, who is also known for depictions of maps, numbers, and flags, was drawn to targets because they were a symbol “the …

Lot 180

Jasper John’s Target Technics and Creativity. Mixed media Jasper Johns collectible watercolor interactive target print with paints & brush. Printed signature of Jasper Johns under print. Hard plastic outer case (10.6 x 8.9 in.) encases Target print, 3 watercolor paints, paint brush, and book. Published by the …

Medium
Signature
Plate signed
Frame
Not included
Publisher
MoMa
Image rights
Listing images copyright Lot 180 LLC
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

Jasper Johns Target and Technics (MoMa 1971) , 1971

Mixed Media offset lithograph in colors with collage of watercolor pads and brush
10 1/2 × 8 1/2 in
26.7 × 21.6 cm
.
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