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Jasper Johns

1930 - Today

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Jasper Johns (born May 15, 1930) is an American painter, sculptor, draftsman, and printmaker. Considered a central figure in the development of American postwar art, he has been variously associated with abstract expressionism, Neo-Dada, and pop art movements. Johns was born in Augusta, Georgia, and raised in South Carolina. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jasper Johns has received more than 1,872,296 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Jasper Johns is the 699th most popular painter (down from 433rd in 2019), the 2,408th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,387th in 2019) and the 24th most popular American Painter.

Jasper Johns is most famous for his paintings of flags, targets, and numbers.

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  • 55.80

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  • 39

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  • 3.35

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  • 4.41

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Among painters, Jasper Johns ranks 699 out of 1,421Before him are Anton Ažbe, Ludolf Bakhuizen, Emanuel de Witte, Carolus-Duran, Giovanni Baglione, and Frans Masereel. After him are Victor Brauner, Louis-Léopold Boilly, Dong Qichang, Hercules Seghers, Émile Friant, and Roberto Matta.

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Among people born in 1930, Jasper Johns ranks 141Before him are Nguyễn Cao Kỳ, Anatoly Lukyanov, Igor Netto, Dick Sargent, Jo Bonnier, and Ahmed Zaki Yamani. After him are Anisa Makhlouf, Bo Widerberg, Georgiy Daneliya, James Baker, Ilon Wikland, and Oleg Popov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jasper Johns ranks 2,408 out of 18,182Before him are Leslie White (1900), Tracy Chapman (1964), Baby Face Nelson (1908), Steve Guttenberg (1958), Richard Bull (1924), and Richard Pryor (1940). After him are Dexter Gordon (1923), Bob Woodward (1943), Frankie Valli (1934), Barbara Hutton (1912), Mark Dacascos (1964), and Lisa Marie Presley (1968).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Jasper Johns ranks 24Before him are Frank Stella (1936), Sol LeWitt (1928), Richard Serra (1939), Asher Brown Durand (1796), Andrew Wyeth (1917), and Donald Judd (1928). After him are Allan Kaprow (1927), Will Sampson (1933), Julian Schnabel (1951), Dorothea Tanning (1910), Thomas Eakins (1844), and Winslow Homer (1836).