” Everyone is of course free to interpret the work in his own way. I think seeing a picture is one thing and interpreting it is another. “


” 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 think a painting should include more experience than simply intended statement. “


” In the place where I was a child, there were no artists and there was no art, so I really didn’t know what that meant. I think I thought it meant that I would be in a situation different than the one that I was in. “


” One likes to think that one anticipates changes in the spaces we inhabit, and our ideas about space. “


” One works without thinking how to work. “


” The only logical thing I can think of is that I knew there were such things as artists, and I knew there were none where I lived. So I knew that to be an artist you had to be somewhere else. And I very much wanted to be somewhere else. “



All 7 Jasper Johns Quotes about Think in picture


Everyone is of course free to interpret the work in his own way. I think seeing a picture is one thing and interpreting it is another.
I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world. I don


I think a painting should include more experience than simply intended statement.
In the place where I was a child, there were no artists and there was no art, so I really didn
One likes to think that one anticipates changes in the spaces we inhabit, and our ideas about space.
One works without thinking how to work.
The only logical thing I can think of is that I knew there were such things as artists, and I knew there were none where I lived. So I knew that to be an artist you had to be somewhere else. And I very much wanted to be somewhere else.
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