29 August 2014

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Jasper Johns Former Studio Assistant Pleads Guilty To Art Theft

Jasper Johns’ former studio assistant of 27 years has pleaded guilty stealing and selling works of art by the artist in a multimillion-dollar theft case. James Meyer, 51 of Salisbury, Connecticut, allegedly took 22 pieces of art worth $6.5m (£3.9m) from a studio plans chest drawer. He was employed as an assistant at Johns’ Sharon, […]

16 August 2013

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Jasper Johns’ Assistant Arrested And Charged With $6 million Theft

Jasper Johns’ former studio assistant of 27 years has been accused of stealing and selling works of art by the artist in a multimillion-dollar theft case. James Meyer, 51 of Salisbury, Connecticut, allegedly took 22 pieces of art in progress from a studio plans chest drawer. He was employed as an assistant at Johns’ Sharon, […]