American painter Jasper Johns—"the greatest artist alive," proclaimed a Guardian critic —may be 83, but he's still working. And his latest works will be the subject of an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art , starting March 15 ... FULL ARTICLE AT Gothamist
Jasper Johns, Jr. (born May 15, 1930 in Augusta, Georgia) is an American contemporary artist who works primarily in painting and printmaking. He is represented by the Matthew Marks Gallery.
Jasper Johns grew up in Allendale, South Carolina. Recounting this period in his life, he says, "In the place where I was a child, there were no artists and there was no art, so I really didn't know what that... Full
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