Jasper Johns Autograph

SKU: 8008207

Sale priceSFr.260,00


Exhibition catalogue signed, `Jasper Johns`, 9,5 x 11 inch, limited edition, catalogue for the exhibition of `Museum Ludwig` in the art gallery of Cologne (11.02.-27.03.1978), in German, overall production by Greven & Bechtold, softcover book, signed on the first page in dark ink "Jasper Johns", with mild signs of wear to the cover - in fine to very fine condition.

Further Information on the person

(1930-) American painter, sculptor and printmaker whose work is associated with abstract expressionism, Neo-Dada, and pop art.

Year of Birth: 1930

Biography (AI generated)

Jasper Johns is an American artist who is widely regarded as one of the most important figures in post-war American art. He was born in Augusta, Georgia in 1930 and was raised in South Carolina. He studied briefly at the University of South Carolina before moving to New York City in 1949.

Johns' work has had a significant influence on the development of contemporary art. He is best known for his use of found objects and common symbols in his paintings, collages, and sculptures. Johns' work often deals with themes of memory, desire, and loss. His most iconic works include his “Flag” paintings of 1954-55 and his series of “Target” paintings of 1955-58.

Throughout his career, Johns has explored a variety of media, including painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, and collage. He has also been recognized for his use of unconventional materials, such as newspaper, fabric, and wax. Johns has also been an important figure in the development of minimalism and pop art.

Johns has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions, including at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. He has also been the recipient of many awards, including the National Medal of Arts, the Grand Prize of the Venice Biennale, and the Praemium Imperiale.

Johns has also been the subject of several books, including Jasper Johns: Writings, Sketchbook Notes, and Interviews, which was published in 2003. His work is included in the collections of many major museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Guggenheim Museum.

Johns continues to produce new work and exhibit internationally. He currently lives and works in Sharon, Connecticut. He is considered to be one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century and his work continues to inspire and influence contemporary art.

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