Kirk Varnedoe on Jasper Johns

“Jasper Johns: more than the slayer of Abstract Expressionist giants,” The Art Newspaper, Oct. 1, 1996 (Issue 63), pp. 16-17.

By Jason Edward Kaufman

For the past two decades we have seen bits and pieces of Johns’s career. At last, the Museum of Modern Art is presenting him whole. The result is an oeuvre far greater than the sum of its proto-Pop, Minimalist, and Conceptualist parts

Getty Leadership Structure – Kaufman – Los Angeles Times

“Should the Getty merge its president and museum director positions?”, Los Angeles Times, June 18, 2010

With both jobs now unfilled, some are calling for the leadership roles to be consolidated. Doing so would be a mistake, but the Getty should work to resolve conflicts between the two posts.

By Jason Edward Kaufman

Curator Values – Kaufman – InView

What Should Artists and Critics Urgently Care About?

In his review of the Whitney’s “Off the Wall, Part 1: Thirty Performative Actions” exhibitions, Ken Johnson writes in the NYT:

Andy Warhol’s Dance Diagram, 1962. Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica.