Jim Dine - Under the Influence New York Friday, March 8, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired from the artist
    Sale: Sotheby's, New York, Contemporary Art Part II, November 14, 1991, lot 347
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Artist Biography

    Jim Dine

    American • 1935

    There's a considerable chance that any given piece of art with a heart has been made by Jim Dine. The artist has been prolific in his 60-plus years of producing works, from large-scale Pop-inflected paintings to emotive and lush collaged works-on-paper. Even while working within a childlike vocabulary, Dine has often been considered alongside rougher painters like Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, and has surprised critics and audiences by flexing his muscles as an original generator of performance art "Happenings" or towering series of sculptures.

    Dine never fails to surprise at the auction block. His best at-auction works, stemming from the 1960s, often double their pre-auction estimates. His two highest results were $420,000 in 2007 and $418,000 more recently in 2015.

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Untitled (Left Right) VI

airbrush and charcoal on paper
30 x 36 in. (76.2 x 91.4 cm)
Inscribed "left. right." upper left. Signed and dated "Jim Dine 1970" lower edge.

$18,000 - 25,000 

Sold for $25,000

Under the Influence

8 March 2013
New York