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  • 1. Artist ProjectJaper Johns
    By Abby Gilbert
  • 2. Vital Statistics
    • Born may 15, 1930
    • 3. Still alive today
    • 4. Male
    • 5. American
    • 6. Born in Georgia
    • 7. Grew up in South Carolina
    • 8. Grew up living with his Grandparents
    • 9. His parents marriage failed
    • 10. Still alive today
  • Personal Background
    Born in Georgia, grew up in South Carolina
    In Allendale, South Carolina there was no such thing as art or artist
    “I think I thought it meant I would be in a situation different from the one I was in”
    Went to college, was soon drafted for army and stationed in Japan
    After war, returned to college, transferred
    As a result of moving many different places when he was young, he now draws and paints images that can be seen in many different ways. Nothing is definite
  • 11. Key Historical Events
    Johns was drafted into army during Korean war
    As a result, he has a strong sense of patriotism
    • The terrorist attack on the world trade center in 2001 also influenced his patriotism, because he knew what it was like to be in the army
    Because he was in war, he encourages people to look at life from different points of view. People who were safe during the war viewed it differently from people fighting in it
    Through his art he encourages people to question it, and the basic shapes that he draws such as numbers and targets.
  • 12. Influences on the Art World
    Wanted to draw things that were “seen often but not seen”
    Draws numbers, letters and targets
    “makes people question the original shapes”
    1955-meets cage, fascinated by lack of boundaries between art and ordinary objects
    1959-meets Duchamp, admires objects
    Large influence on pop art in the 60’s and on Frank Stella and Kenneth Nolan
  • 13. Stylistic Traits
    Trait #1: Repetition
    Trait #2: Bold Colors
    Trait #3: Representation of every day objects
    Trait #4: Overlapping objects
  • 14. Stylistic Traits Example Art
    Bold Colors
    Of everyday objects
    Three Flags(1958)
  • 15. Stylistic Traits Example Art
    Bold Colors
    Representation of
    every day objects
  • 16. Stylistic Traits Example Art
    Figure 7 (1969)
    Bold Colors
    Overlapping Objects
    Every day Objects
  • 17. Stylistic Traits My Art
    Patriotic Figure 8
    Bold Colors
    Every day objects
    Overlapping objects
  • 18. Conclusion
    Japer Johns is and abstract but impressionist artist who draws every day objects that everyone can connect to