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Black acrylic paint on frosted polyester film with blue, red and yellow-green acrylic paint on three paper collage elements all mounted to a larger secondary sheet of frosted polyester with graphite markings on the right edge.
Signed, dated, and inscribed lower right, in graphite pencil: "J. Johns '80-'84 / Stony Point, N.Y."
The Mary and Leigh Block Endowment and Samuel and Blanche Koffler Acquistition funds
Extended information about this artwork
James Rondeau, “Jasper Johns: Gray,” in Jasper Johns: Gray (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2007), p. 56, fig. 31.
The Menil Collection, Jasper Johns: Catalogue Raisonné of Drawing, Volume 3 1980-1989 (Houston: The Menil Collection, 2018), pp. 158-59, no. D381 (color ill.).
Seoul, Gana Art Gallery, “Jasper Johns: Recent Paintings and Drawings,” Sep. 6-25, 1991 (color ill.).
New York, Century Association, “Four Collectors: Nineteenh and Twentieth Century Drawings and Works on Paper,” Sept. 26-Nov. 7, 1996.
Champaign, Il., Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, “Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection,” Sept. 4-Nov. 3, 2002, cat. 41, p. 71 (color ill.); also Little Rock, Arkansas Arts Center, Nov. 14, 2002-Feb. 2, 2003; Athens, Georgia Art Museum, University of Georgia, Feb. 11-Mar. 23, 2003; Brunswick, Maine, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Apr. 10-June 8, 2003; and Cincinnati Art Museum, Aug. 22-Nov. 16, 2003.
Houston, Museum of FIne Arts, “Jasper Johns and Richard Serra: Drawings from a New York Collection,” Mar. 13-June 20, 2004, cat. 7, p. 40 (color ill.).
New York, David Zwirner, “Selections from the Kramarsky Collection,” May 2-June 20, 2015.
Heland Thordén Wetterling Galleries, Stockholm, Sept. 1986. Atenga, Stockholm. Wetterling Teo Gallery, Singapore, 1994. Bobbie Greenfield, Santa Monica, Dec. 1995. Kasumi Sonoyama, New York, Jan. 1996. Sarah-Ann and Werner H. Kramarsky, New York, from 1996; sold through David Zwirner, New York, to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2015.
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