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Their intensely private exchange would now take on a more complex, and more public, dimension. 47 48 The Changing Focus of the Eye At every point in nature there is something to see. 2 T he decade following his debut at the Leo Castelli Gallery was probably the most prolific, stimulating and active of Johns’s career. The gradual accrual of a body of work began to prompt him to examine his motivations and intentions more closely, as he recognised that certain assumptions and habits had informed even the carefully conceived works with which he had begun his life as an artist.
Dada had been an international art movement that erupted in protest of World War I some forty years earlier. Its members attacked established ideas about art and used unconventional materials and techniques to create work that harshly criticised the societies that produced the bloodshed and destruction of the war. Johns had never heard of the Dada movement and was dismayed to find his art labeled with such a term. In fact, rather than being a reference to a historical relationship, the term “Neo-Dada” is perhaps better understood as an indication of just how Alley Oop, 1958.
While relatively unknown to the coterie of artists associated with various uptown galleries, Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008), Bed, 1955. 3 cm. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Leo Castelli in honour of Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Art © Robert Rauschenberg/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY 42 Johns had a small group of friends who watched his art develop with growing interest and respect. Most important, perhaps, were his and Rauschenberg’s friendships with choreographer Merce Cunningham and his companion, the composer John Cage.