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The Drawings of Jasper Johns
May 20 – July 29, 1990
West Building, Ground Floor, East and West Outer Tiers

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

Overview: 115 of Johns' works, spanning over 35 years of his career from 1954 to 1989, were drawn from public and private collections.

Organization: Nan Rosenthal, curator of 20th-century art, and Ruth E. Fine, curator of modern prints and drawings, were the exhibition curators, and Jasper Johns designed the exhibition.

Sponsor: Ford Motor Company supported the exhibition. Additional support was provided by indemnities from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities, and from Her Majesty's Treasury (Great Britain).

Attendance: 88,346

Catalog: The Drawings of Jasper Johns, by Nan Rosenthal and Ruth E. Fine, with Marla Prather and Amy Mizrahi Zorn. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1990.

Brochure: The Drawings of Jasper Johns. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1990.

Other Venues: Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland, August 19–October 28, 1990
Hayward Gallery, London, November 29, 1990–February 3, 1991
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, February 22–April 7, 1991

Image: Jasper Johns, Numbers, 1966, graphite powder and graphite wash on polyester fabric, Gift of Leo Castelli in memory of Toiny Castelli, 1989.82.1