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Jasper Johns’ palette

Jasper Johns’ palette:

Flake White,
Zinc White,
Lemon Yellow,
Cadmium Yellow,
Cadmium Red,
Raw Sienna,
Burnt Sienna,
Raw Umber,
Burnt Umber,
Quinacridone Magenta,
Prussian Blue,
Cobalt Violet,
Ivory Black.


The Destruction of Devices

The famous story goes that Jasper Johns destroyed all the pieces he’d made prior to 1955 to start over, creating his new works as encaustics – the target and flag paintings that Leo Castelli put in his gallery subsequently selling them to major NYC art museums…and an art god was born. 548 more words

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PDF Library: 1963 Catalog for "Six Painters and the Object"

PDF Link: Six Painters and the Object

This is a digitized version of the catalog for the 1963 exhibition “Six Painters and the Object” at the Guggenheim in New York. 83 more words


Jasper Johns Flag 1954 Star Spangled Banner Pop Art Print

Flag is an encaustic painting by the American artist Jasper Johns.

Created when Johns was 24 (1954–55), two years after he was discharged from the United States Army, this painting was the first of many works that Johns has said were inspired by a dream of the United States flag in 1954. 11 more words

Pop Art

Naoshima 1

We finally reached our destination of Naoshima, ferried to our hotel Benessee House.

The hotel is a recently constructed Zen building formed with raw concrete blocks. 224 more words

Feature: Throwback Thursday | Jasper Johns | Sunday Painter

Some striking black and white photographs of our #SundayPainter this week, Jasper Johns, alongside his iconic artworks. 32 more words