Jasper Johns’s Emotions in Paint

Jasper Johns said “In my early work, I tried to hide my personality, my psychological state, my emotions. This was partly due to my feelings about myself and party due to my feelings about painting at the time. I sort of stuck to my guns for a while but eventually it seemed like a losing battle. Finally one must simply drop the reserve.” Accordingly, John’s statement reinforces the importance of using your emotions ,but he goes further by adding  personality and your psychological state…which both of these points will have a direct influence on your emotions.

Last Months Drawings

Drawings to inspire new molecules of emotion paintings, oil pastels and soft pastels make up this composition by the artist Gregory,

Gregory, April 2012. MoI, ” What “

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Gregory, April 2012. MoI,”Home Boy”

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Gregory is the modern artist who draws in oil pastels and coloured pencil.this drawing is part of his molecules of emotion series of paintings,

Gregory, April 2012. MoI, “Holding On “

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Gregory, April 2012. MoI, “Feeling Emotion.”

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Jasper Johns on Artsy.net

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