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Patrons dining club: ‘Jasper Johns’

Patrons events

● Fully booked

Monday 18 September 2017
8.30 — 10.30pm

Part of our

Jasper Johns: ‘Something Resembling Truth’

events programme
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Jasper Johns, Painted Bronze, 1960.

Painted bronze. 34.3 x 20.3 cm. Private collection © Jasper Johns / VAGA, New York / DACS, London 2017 Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery. Photo: Jamie Stukenberg.

Join us for Patrons dining club to celebrate the opening of Jasper Johns: ‘Something Resembling Truth’.

Enjoy lively conversation with fellow art-lovers in a nearby restaurant as you discuss this exciting exhibition, which will be the first comprehensive survey of the artist’s work to be held in the UK in 40 years.

Widely known for his iconic images of flags, targets, numbers, maps and light bulbs, Jasper Johns has occupied a central position in American art since his first solo exhibition in New York in 1958. His treatment of iconography and appropriation of objects, symbols and words makes the familiar unfamiliar, achieving this through the distinctive, complex textures of his works.

Through his ground-breaking paintings and sculptures, Johns established a decisive new direction in an art world that had previously been dominated by Abstract Expressionism.

● Fully booked

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Monday 18 September 2017

8.30 — 10.30pm

Full address provided on RSVP

£75. Includes a three-course dinner with wine. Patrons only.