Jasper Johns


Jasper Johns is using numbers in his paintings, he paints numbers on top of each other, like, for example, in one of his famous artworks, called "O through A". he is making the structure of the paintings by writing numbers on different layers and using mostly primary colours, like blue, red and yellow. When painting, he explores thickness and colour and colour of the paint he works with. He uses many different techniques, when creating these. For some of his paintings he was using black inks, outlining the edges of numbers in darker tones than the numbers inside, so it makes an unusual pattern. I, personally, think, that his artworks look like an abstract structures and this is what, actually, interests me. 

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