Jasper Johns: un icono con nombre propio
Jasper Johns nació en 1930 en Augusta (Georgia) y pasó sus primeros años en Allendale, Carolina del Sur, con sus abuelos paternos porque el matrimonio de sus padres fracasó. Luego pasó un año vivie…
Arts & Seizure
It’s been nearly a week since Anthony Weiner announced his resignation from the House of Representatives, and we—twenty-four hour news cycle drones that we are—have almost forgotten what all the fuss was about. And so, stumbling upon these once-ubiquitous, but now nearly lost photographs, I have taken upon myself the difficult task of cataloguing and analyzing them. The full weight of historical distance supports me in this important endeavor. Work type: Digital photograph Title: Composition…
Jasper Johns | Flag | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Artist: Jasper Johns (American, born Augusta, Georgia, 1930). Date: 1957. Medium: Oil on paper, mounted on paperboard. Dimensions: 12 x 16 3/4 in. (30.5 x ...
#JasperJohns White Target, 1957, wax & oil on canvas. Collection The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, purchase. Jasper Johns once told Leo Steinberg, the art historian, that he chose to paint things like flags and targets because they were “pre-formed, conventional, depersonalized, factual, exterior elements.” He could include them in paintings without them having to mean anything specific—which meant, in a way, that Johns' paintings were abstract.
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