Jasper Johns: The Business of the Eye


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Common symbols reinterpreted 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. Using wax-based paint, plaster relief, collage, and even commonplace objects such as brooms and rulers in his paintings, Johns achieves a sculptural texture in his work. He is arguably most known for his flag paintings of the 1950s (the Museum of Modern Art in New York recently paid over $20 million for White Flag ), though other ...

Jasper Johns: The Business of the Eye 2007, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783822851715

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