Figure 3 from 'Black Numeral Series'Artist(s)Jasper JohnsArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1968Medium & Supportlithograph on paperDimensions
37 3/16 x 30 1/8 in. (94.4 x 76.4 cm);39 x 32 3/16 in. (99.06 x 81.6 cm)Credit LineGift of the Marvin Felheim CollectionSubject matter
Johns developed the form for “Figure 3” from a commercial stencil, and transformed the everyday symbol into an art object. By representing a widely recognizable subject, he challenges the viewer to see something new and to question accepted conventions of representation.Physical Description
Lithograph with a large number “three” that dominates the composition outlined in black with areas of white outline on a taupe background with black squiggly lines throughout.Primary Object ClassificationPrintCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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