Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Jim Dine

    DYNE    click to hear

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 15307 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday
© 2001 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

About  Jim Dine

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