Varnedoe, Kirk, with essay by Roberta Bernstein. JASPER JOHNS: A Retrospective. Chronology by Lilian Tone; 408 pp., 275 color and 207 b&w illustrations. 4to, cloth. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1996.
Published to accompany the retrospective of Jasper Johns' works opening at the Museum of Modern Art in the fall of 1996, this expansive volume reproduces 240 of his works. This book reviews Johns' career from the seminal target and flag pieces of the 1950's through the most contemporary works. Included are several essays, among the one analyzing references to masters of the past in Johns' works, and one describing his influence on Pop, Minimalism and other art movements.
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