By: Jordan BlockJasper Johnthe ArtistWhen he was a kid.
Jasper Johnswas born in 1930 in Augusta, Georgia, andraised in South CarolinaHe started drawing when he was at a youngHe then found out he wanted to be a artist at age 5He moved to New York in 1948 so he could be an artistHis face in the painting.
Jasper JohnsI picked Jasper Johns because he is a good artist,I really like to draw and paint, and when I was alittle kid I wanted to be a artist.So his artwork is very inspiring to me. I wish I could drawlike him someday and be just as good as him.
Jasper JohnsJasper Johns is a really good artist.As Johns became well known and perhaps as herealized his audience could be relied upon to studyhis new work his subjects with a demonstrable priorexistence expanded.He started being an artist between 20-23.
Jasper JohnsHe had a friend that was a artist before hebecame one and his friend helped him with someof his paintings.
Jasper JohnsJohns early mature work, of the mid- to late1950s, invented a new style that helped toengender a number of subsequent artmovements, among them Pop, minimal andconceptus art.
PicturesDo you see anything in these pictures?If you do don’t say anything.These are pictures ofthe United States.
Fast factsIt has been suggested that the American flag inJohns work is an autobiographical reference,because a military hero after whom he wasnamed, Sergeant William Jasper, raised the flagin a brave action during the Revolutionary War.
More PicturesFlags.Other pictures that he made.