Flag (1954–55), Jasper Johns.

Jasper Johns, American dreamer

A monumental two-part survey in Philadelphia and New York proves that the artist has always forged his own path

25 Oct 2021
Big Self-Portrait (detail; 1967–68), Chuck Close.

Boundary issues – the uneasy art of Chuck Close

It was always a mistake to take the painter’s portraits at face value, writes Nancy Princenthal – and we shouldn’t have any illusions about the man either

30 Aug 2021