Reinventing Jasper Johns by Carlos Basualdo

Reinventing Jasper Johns

Carlos Basualdo

Curator Carlos Basualdo on meeting the iconic artist and what to expect from his upcoming double-institution show at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum


Jasper Johns, Painting With Two Balls, 1960. © Jasper Johns/VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York City.
Jasper Johns, Painting With Two Balls, 1960. © Jasper Johns/VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York City.
Jasper Johns, 5 Postcards, 2011. © Jasper Johns/VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York City.
Jasper Johns, 5 Postcards, 2011. © Jasper Johns/VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York City.
Jasper Johns, Three Flags, 1958. © Jasper Johns/VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York City.
Jasper Johns, Three Flags, 1958. © Jasper Johns/VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York City.
Carlos Basualdo, The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, and artist Jasper Johns. Photo by Graydon Wood. Courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Carlos Basualdo, The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, and artist Jasper Johns. Photo by Graydon Wood. Courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art.