1930- American painter, sculptor and print maker, one of the 20th Century Painters
He began his career associated with Abstract Expressionism otherwise known as Neo-Dada.
In 1950's worked with Robert Rauschenberg and other Pop art figures. Later he branched out on his own. Early on used ordinary objects in his pieces as well as small anatomical plaster casts. He liked the forms of assemblage, printmaking, lithography and Encaustic Painting.
He did a long series of works with Targets and another using the American Flag as the basic elements.
People who were associated with Johns:
His work is part of the permanent collection of:
Arnason, H.H., "History of Modern Art" Abrams, New York
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