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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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Lot offered with No Reserve

Details from Nancy's Garden, from The Temple of Flora

Drypoint, engraving, and electric tools, on BFK Rives paper, with full margins, with accompanying original paper folio with printed title.
I. 45.1 x 30.2 cm (17 3/4 x 11 7/8 in.)
S. 51.8 x 35.6 cm (20 3/8 x 14 in.)

Signed and numbered 136/175 in pencil (the total edition includes 25 hors commerce impressions), published by The Arion Press, San Francisco, unframed.

£700 - 1,000 • ‡

Sold for £500

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London Auction 7 June 2018