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Jim Dine (American, b.1935)
LOT ID: 78448
Calico, from 11 Pop Artists, Vol III , 1965

42 х 31.5 in. (106.68 x 80.01 cm.)
Signed, and numbered by the artist recto (front)
beautifully framed in museum quality wood frame with label from original Pop Art portfolio on the verso
ready to hang
Print/Casting Year 1965
Edition 64/200
Foundry/Publisher Abrams Original Editions, New York
Lot description
This 1965 color screenprint on cartridge paper entitled "Calico" by Pop Art master Jim Dine represents his contribution to the legendary 1960s portfolio "11 Pop Artists, Volume III", featuring works by Roy Lichtenstein, Allan D'Arcangelo, Peter Phillips, James Rosenquist, Andy Warhol, Allen Jones, Gerald Laing, Mel Ramos, John Wesley- as well as this classic Jim Dine. The Introduction to the portfolio was written by Max Kozloff, who also wrote the scholarly essay for the traveling exhibition "Pop and Op" sponsored by Philip Morris and The American Federation of Arts, that featured this classic Dine print.

This vintage work from the mid 1960s - the most desirable era - is in mint condition and is sold framed in an elegant, expensive museum quality wood frame with UV plexiglass using the highest conservation standards. On the verso is the list of plates from the original portfolio, identifying this work as #64 of 200.

Unframed, the sheet measures 39.5 by 30.5 inches.
Framed, it measures 42 by 31.5


Jim Dine (American, b.1935, alongside James Rosenquist and Jasper Johns is considered one of the last of the living Pop Art legends. Dine's work has also been termed "Neo Dada", and it ranges from dramatic monumental paintings to exquisitely-rendered, romantic drawings and bronze sculpture. Jim Dine has long combined Pop-informed imagery with a highly personal point of view and he is considered one of the most prolific and masterful printmakers of the 20th Century.

Jim Dine was born June 16, 1935, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He studied at night at the Cincinnati Art Academy during his senior year of high school and then attended the University of Cincinnati, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Ohio University, Athens, from which he received his B.F.A. in 1957. Dine moved to New York in 1959 and soon became a pioneer creator of “Happenings”, together with Allan Kaprow, and Robert Whitman. He exhibited at the Judson Gallery, New York, in 1958 and 1959, and his first solo show took place at the Reuben Gallery, New York, in 1960. Over the past five decades, Dine has created a wide breadth of work: drawings, works on paper, paintings, assemblages, and sculptureHis work can be found in public collections throughout the world including the Art Institute of Chicago; the Brooklyn Museum; the Cincinnati Art Museum; the Cleveland Museum of Art; the Dallas Museum of Art; the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; the Israel Museum, Jerusalem; the Indianapolis Museum of Art; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Tate Gallery, London; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut.

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Calico, from 11 Pop Artists, Vol III by Jim Dine
  • Calico, from 11 Pop Artists, Vol III by Jim Dine
  • Calico, from 11 Pop Artists, Vol III by Jim Dine
  • Calico, from 11 Pop Artists, Vol III by Jim Dine
  • Calico, from 11 Pop Artists, Vol III by Jim Dine
  • Calico, from 11 Pop Artists, Vol III by Jim Dine
  • Calico, from 11 Pop Artists, Vol III by Jim Dine
  • Calico, from 11 Pop Artists, Vol III by Jim Dine
  • Calico, from 11 Pop Artists, Vol III by Jim Dine
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