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Jim Dine

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A contemporary painter and assemblage artist, Jim Dine has created gestural, sometimes heavily impastoed work with a style that hearkens to Abstract Expressionism.  A major early influence was Jasper Johns from whom he learned methods of random juxtaposing of real objects shadowed by painted copies.

Since the mid-1970s, his work has reflected his skill as a draftsman and has focused more on traditional pictorial problems rather than leading-edge improvisation.

He was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and studied there at the Art Academy and the University of Cincinnati from where he earned a B.F.A. in 1958.  In 1959, he moved to New York City where he established a studio for the major part of his career, although he was   ...  Displaying 750 of 16108 characters.

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About  Jim Dine

Born:  1935 - Cincinnati, Ohio
Known for:  pop expression, sculpture, graphics