Jasper Johns Quotes

Jasper Johns Quotes: It's simple, you just take something and do something to it, and then do something else to it. Keep doing this, and pretty soon you've got something.
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Jasper Johns Quote: In the place where I was a child, there were no artists and there was no art, so I really didn't know what that meant. I think I thought it meant that I would be in a situation different than the one that I was in.
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Quotes about Jasper Johns: Object in/ and space - the first impulse may be to give the object - a position - to place the object. (The object had a position to begin with.) Next - to change the position of the object. - Rauschenberg's early sculptures - A board with some rocks on it. The rocks can be anywhere on the board. - Cage's Japanese rock garden - The rocks can be anywhere (within the garden)...
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Quote about Jasper Johns: It's almost just a difference of mood as to whether I would describe myself one way or the other. I think I share that experience with most people.
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Jasper Johns Sayings: To be an artist you have to give up everything, including the desire to be a good artist.
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Jasper Johns Saying: There was very little art in my childhood. I was raised in South Carolina; I wasn't aware of any art in South Carolina. There was a minor museum in Charleston, which had nothing of interest in it. It showed local artists, paintings of birds.
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Sayings about Jasper Johns: I never wish for critics.
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Saying about Jasper Johns: Marcel Duchamp, one of this century's pioneers, moved his work through the retinal boundaries which had been established with Impressionism into a field where language, thought and vision act upon one another. There it changed form through a complex interplay of new mental and physical materials, heralding many of the technical, mental and visual details to be found in more recent art.. ..He declared that he wanted to kill art (
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Jasper Johns Quotes: Merce is my favorite artist in any field,
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Jasper Johns Quote: As one gets older one sees many more paths that could be taken. Artists sense within their own work that kind of swelling of possibilities, which may seem a freedom or a confusion.
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Quotes about Jasper Johns: I'm working in my mind.
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Quote about Jasper Johns: Every artist feels alone and isolated, Friends are very important in terms of all sorts of definitions of oneself. They tell you what you are and what they are aside from the intellectual aspects.
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