Jasper Johns. Bushbaby. 2003

Jasper Johns Bushbaby 2003

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Referring to the movable wooden slats affixed to various of his works, Johns has said, "It's important that one sees the instability of what one is looking at—that it could be changed. I like that you're aware of other possibilities, whether you set them into motion or not."

Gallery label from Focus: Jasper Johns, December 5, 2008–February 16, 2009.
Encaustic on canvas with wood bars, metal fittings, and string
66 1/8 x 43 15/16 x 3 3/8" (168 x 110 x 9 cm)
Promised gift of the Donald L. Bryant, Jr. Family Trust
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Painting and Sculpture

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