Bonhams announced the sale of the Jasper L. Moore Collection of Drawings by John Constable, as part of the Old Masters Sale to be held at New Bond Street on the 3rd July. The star lot of the collection will be a worked-up pencil sketch of Coleorton Hall. Show More Summary
John Berggruen Gallery presents The Time is Now, a group exhibition featuring Doug Aitken, Darren Almond, Diane Arbus, Richard Artschwager, Michael Craig-Martin, Hans Peter-Feldmann, Lee Friedlander, Philip Guston, Jasper Johns, Karen...Show More Summary
Sotheby?s Prints sale on 2 & 3 May 2013 will offer a stunning selection of prints by artists including Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Cy Twombly, Pablo Picasso, among others. The sale will be led by Edvard Munch?s 1902 The Kiss IV (est. $200/300,000), coming from a Private American Collection. Show More Summary
Fifty years. Nine hundred artists. Two thousand grants. At its most succinct, this is the story of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA), the unique and timeless organization established by Jasper Johns and John Cage in 1963.
This week, US is tops, LA's MOCA drama in GIFs, UAE's censorship problems, Michael Crichton on Jasper Johns, The Thing is back, and more.
Crichton climbs Kilimanjaro; swims with sharks; beholds the pyramids; directs Sean Connery in Ireland in The Great Train Robbery; deep-sea dives for a wreckage in Bonaire (and nearly dies); goes hiking in Baltistan (and nearly dies);...Show More Summary
Bob Dylan has become the first rock star voted into the elite, century-old American Academy of Arts and Letters, where artists range from Philip Roth to Jasper Johns and categories include music, literature, and visual arts. Officials couldn't decide whether he belonged for his words or for his music, so...
Slate writer Mark Joseph Stern notes some troublesome closeting by the Museum of Modern Art: The Museum of Modern Art currently has on display a wonderful, compact installation titled simply “Johns and Rauschenberg.” Featuring art culled from the museum’s permanent...
A new exhibit at New York’s Museum of Modern Art highlights the work of modern artists Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg—but one critic claims “Johns and Rauschenberg” is closeting the queer artists, who were lovers during the period of collaboration the show covers. Slate.com’s Mark Joseph Stern reports that “Johns and Rauschenberg” ignores the art [...]
Collector accused of reconsidering his gift of Jasper Johns' paintings to the Museum of Modern Art says that he has not changed his mind.
It goes without saying that most rich folks have a bit of money to throw around on their hobbies—that $1.9 million teddy bear collection isn't going to amass itself. But sometimes friendships can get in the way of a good thing: billionaire...Show More Summary
One man has been accused of breaking into the private residence of financier Jeffrey Gunlach in Santa Monica, California, last September to steal 13 artworks by artists such as Piet Mondrian, Jasper Johns, and Joseph Cornell. Hours later,...Show More Summary
NEW YORK, NY (AP).- A New York foundry owner has been arrested on a charge he tried to sell a fake Jasper Johns sculpture for $11 million. The U.S. attorney's office says in 1990 the well-known American artist provided Brian Ramnarine with a mold for a famous 1960 sculpture called "Flag" to make a wax cast. Show More Summary
The owner of a foundry in Long Island City was arrested yesterday for allegedly making a bronze sculpture and trying to pass it off as an original Jasper Johns. But this isn't quite your run-of-the-mill art fraud, because the man, Brian Ramnarine, actually has a real mold from Johns; the artist gave it to him in 1990 to make a wax cast for the 1960 sculpture "Flag."
Brian Ramnarine, who owns a foundry in Long Island City, was arrested yesterday for allegedly claiming that a sculpture was by Jasper Johns and selling it for $11 million. It appears that Johns himself gave Ramnarine the mold in 1990 to make a wax cast for his 1960 "Flag" sculpture, but investigators say Ramnarine never returned the mold to the legendary artist. [ more › ]
An $11 million fake sculpture being sold in New York City has landed a Queens man behind bars, according to The Associated Press. Brian Ramnarine was arrested on Thursday for attempting to pass off a fake Jasper Johns sculpture as the real thing. As a result of his misguided actions, the man was picked up [...]Show More Summary
Federal investigators have accused a Queens foundry owner of trying to sell an unauthorized copy of a Jasper Johns sculpture on which he forged the artist's signature.
It all started with a review. When a reviewer of a 1957 painting exhibition by Jasper Johns compared one of his paintings to a readymadeby Marcel Duchamp, Johns and friend and fellow artist Robert Rauschenbergmade the pilgrimage down...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Throughout his career, contemporary American artist Jasper Johns, now 82, has found new ways to explore, as he once put it, "how we see and why we see the way we do." Continually reinventing his own work, he has driven key transformation in the art world for nearly 60 years. Show More Summary
If you haven't worn yourself out from last night's festivities, here's what's happening in LA tonight. There's a number of art openings, including shows by singer-songwriter Carole Bayer Sager, Jasper Johns and Stanley Kubrick; a book...Show More Summary