Quotes by Jasper Johns

Jasper Johns is an American painter, sculptor and printmaker whose work is associated with abstract expressionism, Neo-Dada, and pop art. He is well known for his depictions of the American flag and other US-related topics.

The best Quotes and Sayings

I don't know how to organise thoughts. I don't know how to have thoughts.

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To be an artist you have to give up everything, including the desire to be a good artist.

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There was very little art in my childhood. I was raised in South Carolina; I wasn't aware of any art in South Carolina. There was a minor museum in Charleston, which had nothing of interest in it. It showed local artists, paintings of birds.

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Take an object. Do something to it. Do something else to it.

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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 meant. I think I thought it meant that I would be in a situation different than the one that I was in.

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