Tag Archives: Jasper Johns


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Nicole Eisenman's Seder (2010).


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9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

TUESDAY, MARCH 24 Lecture: Pierre Leguillon on Carl Andre at Dia Art Foundation This is part of the ongoing Artists on Artists lecture series, which examines the work of contemporary artists in Dia’s collection and exhibition programs through the lens of their … Read More


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How To Sell A Banksy.


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Morning Links: How To Sell A Banksy Edition

An exceptionally thorough profile of Jerry Saltz. [Capital New York] The Kravises have purchased Jasper Johns’s Painted Bronze (1960) from the artist, and promised to donate it to the Museum of Modern Art. (In other news, MoMA just acquired its … Read More


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New York Foundry Owner Sentenced in Jasper Johns Sculpture Scam

An ex-New York foundry owner has been sentenced today to 2 1/2 years in federal prison for attempting to sell fraudulent sculptures by the likes of Jasper Johns and others, the AP reports. Brian Ramnarine, 60, had previously worked for … Read More


Reviews
Logan Grider, Self, 2012, encaustic. COURTESY DAVID FINDLAY JR.

Logan Grider at David Findlay Jr.

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Shepard Fairey Goes Home Again; Makes First Neon

The famed artist provocateur returns to his native Charleston, South Carolina, showing with Jasper Johns and creating a series of public murals Read More


Looking at Art
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The Key to Understanding John Cage’s Silent Piece at MoMA

A starkly empty drawing is the centerpiece of a Museum of Modern Art exhibition that explores John Cage’s world-altering role in the creation and development of postmodernism Read More


News Retrospective
Ellsworth Kelly, Red Blue Green, 1963, oil on canvas. 

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Retrospective: Ellsworth Kelly’s Fantastic Plastic Language

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


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‘You Become Better with Age’

Artists who are going strong at 80 and up find that old age offers freedom, self-assurance, and room to explore Read More


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Plate two of Ellsworth Kelly’s 1992 portfolio “The Mallarmé Suite.”

Words with Friends: Artist-Poet Pairings

Picasso, Ashbery, Rivers, Johns, Motherwell, Alberti and more in “The Artist and the Poet” at the Art Institute of Chicago Read More


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The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now

Riffing on the past as it comments on our own time, contemporary abstraction evokes landscapes, bodies, signs, buildings, and much more Read More


Features
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Auto-Destructive Tendencies

Whether by burning, cutting, shredding, or simply leaving them at the curb, artists have various reasons for disposing of their own works   Read More


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The Joke’s on Us

Scholars are looking at the history of modernism through the history of its pranks Read More


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Backdrops, Blobs, Pods, and Props

The Walker Art Center celebrates its acquisition of a trove of objects documenting artists’ collaborations with Merce Cunningham in a series of groundbreaking shows Read More


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In Mary Boone with Cube, 2010, the gallerist holds a block of the compressed trash in Squeeze, Mika Rottenberg's 2010 video.  COURTESY NICOLE KLAGSBRUN GALLERY, NEW YORK

Talking Trash

More and more artists are using trash not just as a material but also as a subject. Read More