Jasper Johns: Around the Motif
Thursday, May 8, 2014, 1:30 p.m.
The Paul J. Sachs Drawings Galleries, third floor
Learn how the chance discovery of a photograph inspired Jasper Johns to create a powerfully evocative body of work. Discover how theinterplay of motif and experimentation with the properties of materials was part of the artist’s creative process.
In conjunction with the exhibition Jasper Johns: Regrets
Gallery Sessions, impromptu interactions facilitated by Museum educators that explore the creative process, art history, and the experience of art, take place daily in select galleries. Groups meet in the galleries noted on the schedule. Gallery Sessions are free with Museum admission. No registration is required.
Sign language–interpreted Gallery Sessions are held every fourth Sunday of the month at 1:30 p.m. FM headsets for sound amplification are available for all talks.