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SPLIT DECISIONS: JASPER JOHNS IN RETROSPECT

In anticipation of “Jasper Johns: A Retrospective,” opening next month at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, Rosalind E. Krauss and Christopher Knight offer divergent views of the artist’s career. One question is foremost on both their minds: How will the work Johns has realized since his 1977 retrospective at New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art stack up, in the context of his broader oeuvre?

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