Jim Dine

JIM DINE “THE POET ASSASSINATED” 1968

$8,500

Jim Dine (b. 1935) was one of the original artists that defined Pop Art in the 1960s and redirected American art away from abstraction with depictions of objects and items from daily life. 

Like Jasper Johns and Andy Warhol, Dine embraces quintessential American images and icons. He uses recognizable forms as the basis for bold and colorful compositions that flirt with abstraction. 

Over the succeeding decades, Dine has become most well-known for his painting and printmaking of everyday objects like bathrobes, neckties, hearts, and tools reducing them to their essence or transforming them into abstract allusions.

These eight prints, all signed and numbered by the artist, come from a collaborative work by Jim Dine and Ron Padgett of Guillaume Apollinaire’s “Le Poète Assassiné”. The artist and the poet published an elaborately designed new translation of the text, one of the most important works of Surrealist literature. Apollinaire (1880-1919) not only coined the term Surrealism, but became an important champion of it and other avant-garde art forms, notably Cubism, in the early 20th century.  

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"The Poet Assassinated"

USA, 1968

Eight color pochoirs, each signed and numbered by the artist

From an edition of 250

9.75"H 8"W (each work)

13.25"H 11.25"W (each framed)

The grid arrangement as pictured installed at Caviar20 measures 30.5"H 54"W

Very good condition.

Note: please excuse the reflections in the images on the frames. We installed this group of prints at the gallery and photographed it in it's current location. 

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