Jim Dine - Evening & Day Editions New York Wednesday, October 31, 2012 | Phillips

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    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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Eight Hearts

Etching with hand-coloring, on Chrisbrook handmade paper, with full margins,
I. 13 3/4 x 21 3/8 in (34.9 x 54.3 cm);
S. 22 1/2 x 31 in (57.2 x 78.7 cm)

signed, dated `1969’ and numbered 34/50 in pencil, a few dark foxmarks in the margins, minor surface soiling, taped to the overmat at center upper sheet edge, otherwise in very good condition, framed.

$2,500 - 3,500 

Sold for $3,125

Evening & Day Editions

31 October & 1 November 2012
New York