Martin Johnson

(New Jersey, United States, 1951 - )



Mixed media

18 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (47.0 x 41.9 cm)

Collection of the Akron Art Museum

Gift of The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts an


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Johnson embraces the practice of combining words and images, homage and satire, art and junk. In this mixed media work, Johnson includes a photograph of an installation of thirty of his own collage-constructions, children’s stickers and elements of drawing. His artworks are filled with visual puns and contradictions that defy any singular meaning.

Mixed media drawing