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