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Jasper Johns

Within, 2007

Etching and aquatint in colors, on Hahnemühle paper, with full margins
42 1/2 × 32 1/2 in
108 × 82.6 cm
Edition 53/61
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
P
Phillips

Property from a Private Canadian Collection

Image: 32 3/4 x 24 1/2 in. (83.2 x 62.2 cm)
Sheet: 42 …

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Property from a Private Canadian Collection

Image: 32 3/4 x 24 1/2 in. (83.2 x 62.2 cm)
Sheet: 42 1/2 x 32 1/2 in. (108 x 82.6 cm)
Framed

Signature
Signed, dated and numbered 53/61 in pencil
Publisher
Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York (with their blindstamp)
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

Image: 32 3/4 x 24 1/2 in. (83.2 x 62.2 cm)
Sheet: 42 …

Read more

Property from a Private Canadian Collection

Image: 32 3/4 x 24 1/2 in. (83.2 x 62.2 cm)
Sheet: 42 1/2 x 32 1/2 in. (108 x 82.6 cm)
Framed

Signature
Signed, dated and numbered 53/61 in pencil
Publisher
Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York (with their blindstamp)
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

Within, 2007

Etching and aquatint in colors, on Hahnemühle paper, with full margins
42 1/2 × 32 1/2 in
108 × 82.6 cm
Edition 53/61
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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