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  • Provenance

    Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

  • Exhibited

    Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Jim Dine: Looking in the Dark, September 21 - October 31, 1985

  • Literature

    Jim Dine: Looking in the Dark, exh. cat., Richard Gray Gallery, 1985, no. 10 (illustrated)

  • 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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Looking in the Dark #8

1984
pastel, charcoal, acrylic, paper collage on paper
33 x 24 in. (83.8 x 61 cm)
Signed and dated "Jim Dine 1984" lower edge; further inscribed "#8" on the reverse.

Estimate
$10,000 - 15,000 

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Under the Influence

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