Self-portrait, 2008


Photo of Jim Dine, copyright 2003 Diana Michener


Jim Dine’s The Technicolor Heart, in his studio in Walla Walla, Washington (artnet Magazine)

A Jim Dine Venus de Milo

1973 etching


“I was a bad boy in school primarily because I couldn’t read well, because I’m dyslexic. And the only thing I could read was poetry till I was 22 and I started to read novels. But you know, poetry kept me in the world of language.”

“I’ve never had an easy relationship with critics. I hold a lot of homicide in my heart.”
Jim Dine, born June 16, 1935


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