Robert Rauschenberg, contact sheet of portraits of Jasper Johns, 1958

Related to Jasper—Studio N.Y.C., 1958, printed 1981

Robert Rauschenberg, contact sheet of portraits of Jasper Johns, 1958

Related to Jasper—Studio N.Y.C., 1958, printed 1981

Robert Rauschenberg, contact sheet of portraits of Jasper Johns, 1958, printed ca. 1980. Robert Rauschenberg Foundation; © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

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While living and working in a studio at 128 Front Street in New York, Rauschenberg photographed Jasper Johns (b. 1930), who also occupied a studio in the building. Taken around the same time as Jasper—Studio N.Y.C., these four images are decidedly candid. Unposed, Johns puts out his cigarette in one frame, while in another he smiles at Rauschenberg.

map of Rauschenberg’s New York studios is available on the Related Information page.

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