1. "Hanafuda/Jasper Johns" captures the artist Jasper Johns and the master Japanese silkscreen printers at Simca Print Artists as they create three different images from Johns’s "Usuyuki" and "Cicada" series.

    Prints from the "Usuyuki" and "Cicada" series were part of the exhibition "Jasper Johns / In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print", which was on view May 22—August 18, 2012 at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum. Learn more about the exhibition at harvardartmuseums.org/jasperjohns.

    Film: Katy Martin, 1978–81, DVD from Super 8mm film, color, 35 minutes

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  2. "Silkscreens" follows the choreography of printmakers at work pulling an edition of "The Dutch Wives" by artist Jasper Johns. (Johns does not appear in this film.)

    A print of "The Dutch Wives" was part of the exhibition "Jasper Johns / In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print," which was on view May 22—August 18, 2012 at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum. Learn more about the exhibition at harvardartmuseums.org/jasperjohns.

    Film: Katy Martin, 1978, DVD from Super 8mm film, color, 20 minutes
    Sound: Richard Teitelbaum

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Jasper Johns / In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print

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A collection of videos related to the exhibition "Jasper Johns / In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print," which explores the impact of print on John’s oeuvre, demonstrating his interest in transfer, reversal, repetition, layering and sequence.


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A collection of videos related to the exhibition "Jasper Johns / In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print," which explores the impact of print on John’s oeuvre, demonstrating his interest in transfer, reversal, repetition, layering and sequence. The exhibition is on view from May 22 through August 18, 2012 at the Harvard Art Museums, 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA.

harvardartmuseums.org/jasperjohns

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