Jim Dine exhibition catalogue for a show that ran February 27 through April 19, 1970 at the Whitney, New York. Heavily illustrated, mostly black and white and some colour, with Dine’s works, alongside introductory essay by John Gordon, an artist statement, bio, bibliography, and exhibition history, wrapped in die-cut heart cover.
Jim Dine (born June 16, 1935) is an American pop artist. He is sometimes considered to be a part of the Neo-Dada movement, first earning attention in the art world with his Happenings, alongside peers such as Claes Oldenburg, Allan Kaprow, John Cage, etc. in the late 1950s/early 1960s. In 1962 Dine’s work was included, along with Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Robert Dowd, Phillip Hefferton, Joe Goode, Edward Ruscha, and Wayne Thiebaud, in the historically important and ground-breaking New Painting of Common Objects, curated by Walter Hopps at the Norton Simon Museum. This exhibition is historically considered one of the first “Pop Art” exhibitions in America. These painters started a movement, in a time of social unrest, which shocked America and the art world. The Pop Art movement fundamentally altered the nature of modern art.
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