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Jasper Johns

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I assumed that everything would lead to complete failure, but I decided that didn't matter – that would be my life.

— Jasper Johns

#life #life

I don't want my work to be an exposure of my feelings.

— Jasper Johns

#feelings #i #want #work

Old art offers just as good a criticism of new art as new art offers of old.

— Jasper Johns


Art is either a complaint or appeasement.

— Jasper Johns


As one gets older one sees many more paths that could be taken. Artists sense within their own work that kind of swelling of possibilities, which may seem a confusion, or a freedom.

— Jasper Johns


I am just trying to find a way to make pictures.

— Jasper Johns

#find #i #i am #just #make

Everyone is of course free to interpret the work in his own way. I think seeing a picture is one thing and interpreting it is another.

— Jasper Johns

#course #everyone #free #his #i

I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world. I don't think that's a painter's business. He just paints paintings without a conscious reason.

— Jasper Johns

#business #conscious #i #ideas #imply

I don't know how to organise thoughts. I don't know how to have thoughts.

— Jasper Johns

#i #know #organise #thoughts

When something is new to us, we treat it as an experience. We feel that our senses are awake and clear. We are alive.

— Jasper Johns

#awake #clear #experience #feel #new

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Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. Early works were composed using simple schema such as flags maps targets letters and numbers. [citation needed] Still many compilations on pop art include Jasper Johns as a pop artist because of his artistic use of classical iconography.

Jasper Johns Jr. (born May 15 1930) is an American contemporary artist who works primarily in painting and printmaking.

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