Unloading of Jasper Johns' Painting at XXXII Venice Biennial

ID: 2005-17692

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1964

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 321, Box 86, Folder 18

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Summary

A large group of people have gathered to watch the unloading of a crate containing a painting by Jasper Johns at the XXXII Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy. The National Museum of American Art, Office of Program Support, sent work to International Exhibitions. The U.S. Information Agency organized and circulated art exhibitions abroad and, in the years immediately preceding 1965, supported American participation in international art shows. Johns was an American painter whose paintings often were of maps, flags and targets.

Subject

  • Johns, Jasper 1930-
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Biennale di Venezia

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 321, Box 86, Folder 18

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1964

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Art-transport
  • Traveling exhibitions
  • Crates
  • Art-Exhibitions

Place

Venice (Italy)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group

ID Number

2005-17692

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group; Medium: Photographic print

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