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Greenville museum buys Jasper Johns work

...The Greenville County Museum of Art plans to spend $5.8 million on work by pop/abstract expressionist artist Jasper Johns. It is one of the largest art acquisitions by any museum in the Southern region. Johns' work commands the highest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/16/art_434531.shtml
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Interesting local attractions can help you beat the July heat

...Forrest, Ty Cobb and Larry Mize; and notables such as astronaut Susan Still, Gov. Carl Sanders, Judy Woodruff, Jasper Johns, Ophelia DeVore Mitchell, Archibald Butt and Jimmie Dyess. Telling their fascinating stories is long overdue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-06-30/interesting-loca
Authors and artists who called Augusta home

Augusta has proved fertile ground for artists and authors. Here's a sampling.JASPER JOHNS: The pop artist was born in Augusta and grew up in Allendale, S.C. He moved to New York in the 1950s and is known for his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-04-06/authors-and-artists-who-calle
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Merce Cunningham's boisterous 'Split Sides'

...dancers and rockers Radiohead and Icelandic band Sigur Ros, Cunningham and a cast of artistic luminaries - artists Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg and former dancers Caroline Brown and Sage Cowles - threw four times to set the order of music...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/20/art_397751.shtml
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Exhibit traces de Kooning's stylistic transformation

...highlights five decades of de Kooning's career with 36 paintings, was curated by David Whitney, who has written books on Jasper Johns, David Salle and Andy Warhol. Four paintings from 1988 - the last year featured in this show - are meant to be seen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/03/art_414307.shtml
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Museum store highlights Zippergate

...designers. It invited Chaden to fill the window with a flag-themed display. With the painting "Three Flags" by Jasper Johns in the museum's collection, Old Glory has become a Whitney signature. Chaden turned out 23 versions, using such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/02/ent_232327.shtml
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Atlanta's High features masterpieces of modern art

...defy one of the basic rules of sculpture, which is that gravity is in charge," Shapiro said.In Map from 1961, Jasper Johns, the only living artist in the exhibition, blurs the borders of the states in a giant, colorful map of the United...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/arts/2011-10-22/atlantas-high-features-ma
Metropolitan Museum of Art creates new department

...said. The museum's modern art collection boasts 12,000 works in all media, including pieces by Pablo Picasso, Jasper Johns, Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. On the Net: Metropolitan Museum of Art: http://www.metmuseum.org

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/17/art_419153.shtml
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In the abstract

...exhibition at the Seattle World's Fair. Other artists invited to participate were such legends as Alexander Calder, Jasper Johns and Henry Moore. Although the exhibition was important to him in terms of exposure, Mr. Hunt said, the real benefit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/07/ent_331920.shtml
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Not everybody appreciates modern art

...don't you?" Perhaps, Steven. The next gallery featured 0 through 9, a painting by Augusta's native son, Jasper Johns. A somewhat challenging work, it consists of the numbers zero through nine hidden in geometric angles and shapes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/29/app_315813.shtml
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