Jasper Johns, ‘New York City Ballet / American Music Festival (1988)’, 1988, Print, Offset Lithograph, ArtWise
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Jasper Johns

New York City Ballet / American Music Festival (1988), 1988

Offset Lithograph
24 1/2 × 30 1/4 in
62.2 × 76.8 cm
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Brooklyn
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Festival poster of John's "Flags 1973" painting. The original was an elaborate …

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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.

Jasper Johns, ‘New York City Ballet / American Music Festival (1988)’, 1988, Print, Offset Lithograph, ArtWise
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Festival poster of John's "Flags 1973" painting. The original was an elaborate screenprint that was also one of his firsts. It is unique due to it's technique. Unlike many screenprints that are characterized by large areas of flat color, there are variations throughout the composition, making it …

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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.

Jasper Johns

New York City Ballet / American Music Festival (1988), 1988

Offset Lithograph
24 1/2 × 30 1/4 in
62.2 × 76.8 cm
Sold
Location
Brooklyn
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