Jasper Johns: Biography, Paintings & Facts


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The works of 20th century American artist Jasper Johns are often confused with being:

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1. American artist Jasper Johns was heavily influenced by artists from the ___ movement:

2. American painter Jasper Johns wanted viewers of his works to see:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Jasper Johns is an important 20th Century American artist. This online assessment will test the knowledge that you've derived from the online lesson on his life and works. Some things you'll be tested on include Johns' influences and characteristics of famous examples of his work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • How Johns' works are sometimes interpreted
  • Johns' artistic influences
  • What Johns wanted people to see in his works
  • Target with Four Faces
  • How Johns' works differ from his influences

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - test your recollection of the art of Jasper Johns, and in particular the qualities of his works and his artistic influences
  • Distinguishing differences - read about the artistic movements that Johns was influenced by, and ensure that you understand the ways in which Johns' art differed from them
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Johns' artistic techniques and how his works are interpreted

Additional Learning

To learn more about Jasper Johns, review the corresponding lesson called Jasper Johns: Biography, Paintings & Facts. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Johns' early life
  • Action Painting
  • Interpretations of Johns' art
  • American Flag, Map, and Target with Four Faces