Jasper Johns Quote

I make what it pleases me to make.... I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world. I don't think that's a painter's business. He just paints paintings without a conscious reason. I intuitively paint flags.


Trend to the Anti-Art: Targets and Flags, Newsweek 51 no. 13, March 1958, p. 96

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I make what it pleases me to make.... I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world. I don't think that's a painter's business. He...

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I make what it pleases me to make.... I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world. I don't think that's a painter's business. He...

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I make what it pleases me to make.... I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world. I don't think that's a painter's business. He...

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I make what it pleases me to make.... I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world. I don't think that's a painter's business. He...