Postcards

Jasper Johns
Numbers, 0-9, and 5 Postcards
Matthew Marks Gallery

Jasper Johns
5 Postcards [5]
Encaustic on canvas
24 x 36 inches
2011

The monumental bronzes are just that, the 5 Postcards suggest De Kooning at the canvas shooting an idea through. Tall figure present or not, small figure, ladder broken or not, two spheres above and below, dual portrait vases, swatches of color.

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