Jason Farago is an art critic for The New York Times and the founding editor of Even, an art magazine. In 2017, he was awarded the inaugural Rabkin Prize for art criticism.
 (March 2018)

IN THE REVIEW

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Jasper Johns: Catalogue Raisonné of Painting and Sculpture

edited by Roberta Bernstein with Heidi Colsman-Freyberger, Caitlin Sweeney, and Betsy Stepina Zinn

Jasper Johns: Redo an Eye

by Roberta Bernstein
A good mythology needs a Genesis story. For Jasper Johns, the dawn of creation came in the late fall of 1954, and was instigated not by divine revelation but something close to it: a vision in a dream.