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Jasper Johns

[American Abstract Expressionist/Pop Painter and Sculptor, born in 1930]

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    Jasper Johns Works Online    
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Commercial Galleries:  Galleries: We invite you to register and list your site (no charge for this service)
Original works by Jasper Johns available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago
Mini-site for the 2007 exhibition Jasper Johns: Gray

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteJasper Johns at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Many works online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Jasper Johns: A Retrospective

Notable SiteJasper Johns at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
24 works by Jasper Johns

Notable SiteJasper Johns at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Info about a 2007 exhibition: "States and Variations: Prints by Jasper Johns"

Notable SiteJasper Johns at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Perilous Night

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Works from the Kenneth Tyler Collection of international prints

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Figure 1

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
Untitled, 1999

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Target, drawing

Broad Art Foundation

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Figure 8

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Dutch Wives

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Corpse and Mirror

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina
Painting with Two Balls
The Dutch Wives


Greenville County Museum of Art, South Carolina
The Seasons (Fall), 1987

Greenville County Museum of Art, South Carolina
Untitled, 1991

Greenville County Museum of Art, South Carolina
Information about a 2006 exhibition

Greenville County Museum of Art, South Carolina
Green Angel, 1990

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York
Flash slideshow; Click "Works on Paper" and navigate to work #20

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "J"

Jasper Johns in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
5 works listed, the only one of which can be magnified is: Untitled

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Vermont
Flags II

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
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Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
In Memory of My Feelings - Frank O'Hara

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California
"Jasper Johns: Light Bulb"

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Green Angel, 1991

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

Jasper Johns at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Gemini G.E.L. prints

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Targets, lithograph, 1967-68

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Fragment According to What Series - Bent Blue, 1971

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Color Numeral, Figure 2

Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
#1 (After Untitled 1975), lithograph, 1976

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Seattle Art Museum

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Bread

Jasper Johns at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Menil Collection, Texas
Corpse, 1974-75

University of Kentucky Art Museum
Usuyuki, 1979-81

Villa Croce Museo di Arte Contemporanea, Genoa, Italy (in Italian)  
Corpse and Mirror, 1976

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Between the Clock and the Bed, 1983

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University
Figure 8, 1959

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
Scroll down to signature 194

Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Target with Four Faces

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Mondo Mostre, Milan (in Italian)  
Three Flags

PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)

USC Annenberg School for Communication

Additional Image Search Tools:   NEW!
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           Flickr: "Jasper Johns"   
 
Google Images: "Jasper Johns"   
 
Bing Images: "Jasper Johns"   
 
 
Miscellaneous Sites:
Art Collection of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Virginia
Savarin, 18/50, 1977

PBS
Biography, from the American Masters TV series

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Photograph of the artist by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jasper Johns  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Art + Auction Magazine
Artist Dossier -- "At 78, Jasper Johns is one of the most coveted living artists - and for years he was also the most expensive, with an auction record of $17.4 million. But Johns's true art-market distinction is his staying power."

Art + Auction Magazine
Target, 1961

ARTnews
Named as one of "The 10 Most Expensive Living Artists"

Brain-Juice - 20th Century Biographies

Modern Painters Magazine
Target, 1958

New York Magazine
"Éminence Grise", 2008 article by Jerry Saltz

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Slate Magazine
"Capture the Flag: Jasper Johns' own private icon," article by Louis Menand

The Art Story

The Brooklyn Rail
Interview with the artist

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"The pop artist who ate himself", 2004 article by Adrian Searle

The New York Review of Books
"Jasper Johns: Gray", 2008 review by Richard Dorment

The New Yorker
"Jasper Johns: Catenary" at the Matthew Marks Gallery, 2005 review by Peter Schjeldahl

Time Magazine
"Pictures at an Inhibition", 1977 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"The Venice Biennale Bounces Back", 1988 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"Behind the Sacred Aura", 1996 article by Robert Hughes

 
Multimedia:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Jasper Johns's 0 through 9

The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
Curator Jeffrey Weiss talks about a 2007 exhibit of Johns' work at the National Gallery


"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
 
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Jasper Johns: Catenary


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Johns: Cameo


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Jasper Johns: Writings, Sketchbook Notes, Interviews


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