Birth Name: Ray Johnson
Occupation: Pop Artist
Place Of Birth: Detroit
Date Of Death: January 13, 1995
Cause Of Death: N/A
Ray Johnson was born on the 16th of October, 1927. He was best known for being a Pop Artist. Conceptual artist associated with Neo-Dadaism, Pop Art, and the Fluxus movement and known for his experimental art. Founded the New York Correspondence School, a mail-art network.
Ray Johnson was born in Detroit. He attended radically progressive Black Mountain College, where he was mentored by Josef Albers. He relocated to New York City in 1949 with Richard Lippold, his lover at Black Mountain. He began work on 200 silhouettes in the mid-1970s, using Andy Warhol, William S. Burroughs, and David Bowie among his subjects. He eventually retreated to his home in Locust Valley, rarely ever stepping back into public view but continuing to be prolific.
Ray Johnson was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.
Ray Johnson was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.
Ray Johnson is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.
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Like many famous people and celebrities, Ray Johnson kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.
Ray Johnson was born in the Year of the Rabbit.
Zodiac Sign: Ray Johnson was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.
Chinese Zodiac: Ray Johnson was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.
Ruling Planet: Ray Johnson had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.
Ray Johnson’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.
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