Jasper Johns: a retrospective

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Museum of Modern Art, 1996 - Art - 408 pages
Jasper Johns: A Retrospective is the most complete and authoritative book on this important American artist. This lavish volume reproduces 240 of Johns' works, arranged in sections that allow comparison of paintings, drawings, and prints from each era of his career. 483 illustrations, 261 in color.

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This new edition presents a completely revised, expanded and updated version of a modern classic. Jasper Johns's recent pieces, with their puns, optical illusions and embedded images have attracted ... Read full review

Jasper Johns: a print retrospective

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This fine exhibition catalog goes far toward providing an understandable explication of Johns's complex graphic techniques and difficult imagery. Johns began printmaking in 1960 and has since become ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
9
Seeing a Thing Can Sometimes
39
Johnss Work as Seen
93
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Kirk Varnedoe, formerly chief curator of the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, is professor of historical studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University.

Roberta Bernstein is a professor at the University of Albany and an expert on American art of the 1960s.

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