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Jasper Johns : "the business of the eye"

Author: Barbara Hess; Jasper Johns
Publisher: Köln ; Los Angeles : Taschen, ©2007.
Series: Basic art series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents the life and works of Jasper Johns (b. 1930). Johns is an American contemporary artist who works primarily in painting and printmaking. His work is often described as a Neo-Dadaist, as opposed to Pop Art, even though his subject matter often includes images and objects from popular culture. Using wax-based paint, plaster relief, collage, and even commonplace objects such as brooms and rulers in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jasper Johns; Jasper Johns; Jasper Johns
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Hess; Jasper Johns
ISBN: 9783822851715 382285171X
OCLC Number: 132322817
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: "Is it a flag, or is it a painting?" 6 --
"A Vital Neo-Dadaist Spirit" 14 --
"In Some Other Light" 28 --
"In Memory of My Feelings" 38 --
"More than One Person" 68.
Series Title: Basic art series.
Other Titles: Johns
Responsibility: Barbara Hess.
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Though his work is often categorized as Pop Art for its use of popular iconography and household objects, Jasper Johns can also be described as a Neo-Dadaist. This book tells how using wax-based  Read more...

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