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Jasper Johns

Jasper JohnsBorn: 15-May-1930
Birthplace: Augusta, GA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Neo-Dadaist painter of US Flag

Military service: US Army (drafted 1950)


[1] Michael Moons, A Small Boy and Others: Imitation and Initiation in American Culture from Henry James to Andy Warhol (1998).

Father: Jasper Johns (farmer)
Mother: Jean Riley
Boyfriend:
Robert Rauschenberg (according to Mitch Stacy, Associated Press)

    University: University of South Carolina at Columbia (attended 1947-48)

    Foundation for Contemporary Arts President
    National Academy of Design
    Wolf Prize in Arts 1986
    South Carolina Hall of Fame 1989
    National Medal of Arts 1990
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 2011

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Who Gets to Call It Art? (1-Feb-2006) · Himself


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