The featured artists are from England, where pop art originated, as well as from the United States, including those who may be recognizable to young adults, like Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns
, and Roy Lichtenstein.
AT AGE EIGHTY-EIGHT, Jasper Johns
has come to occupy a unique position in American culture.
This color art book surveys the themes, influences, and styles of the later artwork of American artist Jasper Johns
, concentrating mainly his paintings and works on paper.
, who came of age in the years between Abstract Expressionism and Pop, is one of the most important American artists.
"The American Dream: Pop to the Present" is published to accompany an exhibition at the British Museum, and presents an overview of the development of American printmaking since 1960, paying particular attention to such key figures as Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns
, Robert Rauschenberg, and Ed Ruscha as well as Louise Bourgeois, Kara Walker, and Julie Mehretu.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Keith Haring (May 3, 1958), Georges Braque (May 12, 1882), Jasper Johns
(May 15, 1930), Franz Kline (May 23, 1910) and Mary Cassatt (May 25, 1844).
It was also a former residence and studio of American painter and printmaker, Jasper Johns
, from 1967 to 1988.
They include political leaders and reformers, artists, writers, scientists, soldiers, clergy, educators, athletes, and others, such as Andrew Jackson, Elizabeth Coker, Pat Conroy, Dizzy Gillespie, Jasper Johns
, Elizabeth O'Neil Verner, Catawba King Hagler, Francis Marion, Thomas Sumter, Mary McLeod Bethune, Benjamin E.
Artists include Subodh Gupta, Jasper Johns
, Damien Hirst and others.
Youngsters Sam Kelly, Johan Hammar, Jasper Johns
, Tom Molyneux and George Waring have left in recent weeks.
man has been arrested for trying to sell an $11 million fake Jasper Johns