Editions with Additions: Working Proofs by Jasper Johns
October 11, 2009 – April 4, 2010
East Building, Ground Floor, Northeast

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 39 working proofs by American artist Jasper Johns from the 1960s through the 1990s were shown in this exhibition spanning 40 years of the artist's career. The works were selected from Johns' collection of 1,700 proofs for 300 lithographs, etchings, and screenprints, a recent and ongoing acquisition from the artist.

Curator Ruth Fine presented an opening-day lecture on October 11.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art. Ruth Fine, curator of special projects in modern art, was curator.

Attendance: 87,410

Image: Jasper Johns, Target with Four Faces [working proof w/ additions in chalk, ink, collage], 1968, color photoscreenprint with added chalk, ink, and collage on wove paper, Patrons' Permanent Fund and Special Friends of the National Gallery of Art, Published by Jasper Johns © Jasper Johns/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY, 2004.167.17

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Editions with Additions: Working Proofs by Jasper Johns
Audio, Released: November 3, 2009, (6:13 minutes)