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Jasper Johns: Prints from Four Decades

June 3 – October 7, 2001
West Building, Ground Floor, West Outer Tier

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

Overview: 59 prints by Jasper Johns were presented in the exhibition, which examined Johns' printmaking during the 40-year period from 1960 to 2000. Prints with Johns' well-known iconic motifs of numerals and alphabets as well as images of targets, maps, flags, ale cans, and the seasons were included. Prints in the exhibition were primarily from the collection of the National Gallery of Art, augmented by promised gifts and loans from the artist.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by Ruth Fine, curator of modern prints and drawings, National Gallery of Art. HSBC Bank USA was the sponsor. The brochure was made possible by the Terra Foundation for the Arts.

Attendance: 82,133

Brochure: Jasper Johns: Prints from Four Decades, by Claudia Bohn-Spector. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2001.

Other Venues: Terra Museum, Chicago, February 16–April 28, 2002
Musée d'Art Americain, Giverny, July 7–September 15, 2002

Johns, Jasper
American, 1930 -