The Menil Collection to Publish The Catalogue Raisonné of the Drawings of Jasper Johns

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HOUSTON, TX.- The Board of Trustees of the Menil Collection and Menil Director Josef Helfenstein are pleased to announce a plan to publish the Catalogue Raisonné of the Drawings of Jasper Johns. The catalogue is being prepared under the auspices of the Menil Drawing Institute and Study Center, by agreement with the artist, with lead funding provided by Louisa S. Sarofim, Chairman of the Menil Board. Bernice Rose, Chief Curator of the Menil Drawing Institute and Study Center, who will guide the publication as Chief Editor, has assembled a group of distinguished scholars and technical experts to collaborate on the project. Before joining the Menil, Ms. Rose was Director of Special Exhibitions at New York’s PaceWildenstein Gallery (1993‐2007) and Senior Curator of Drawings at The Museum of Modern Art (1976‐1993). She has written extensively on modern and contemporary drawings and organized numerous