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Press Event: States and Variations: Prints by Jasper Johns

A 1969 portfolio of 13 prints, '1st Etchings, 2nd State,' by renowned artist Jasper Johns (b. 1930) is the focus of 'States and Variations: Prints by Jasper Johns.' The exhibition, which includes 63 works dating from 1960—the year Johns first undertook printmaking—through 1982, highlights Johns' distinctive printmaking process. On view March 11 through October 28, 2007 in the National Gallery of Art, East Building, the exhibition complements 'Jasper Johns: An Allegory of Painting, 1955-1965,' also on view in the East Building, through April 29, 2007.