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JASPER JOHNS (B. 1930)
JASPER JOHNS (B. 1930)

The Critic Smiles, from Lead Reliefs

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JASPER JOHNS (B. 1930)
The Critic Smiles, from Lead Reliefs
lead relief with gold and tin foil additions, 1969, with the artist's incised signature and date, numbered 35/60 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their incised blindstamp, in the original artist's frame
Overall: 23 x 17 in. (584 x 432 mm.)
Literature
Universal Limited Art Editions 73; Gemini 130
Exhibited
Williamstown, Massachusetts, Williams College Museum of Art; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts; The Modern Art of the Print: Selections from the Collection of Lois and Michael Torf, 5 May-14 October 1984, no. 95, p. 147 (illustrated)

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"I'm always interested in the physical form of whatever I'm doing and often repeat an image in another physical form just to see what happens, what the difference is, to see what it is that connects them and what it is that separates them." – Jasper Johns

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