Kennedy Museum of Art Opens Jim Dines Sculptures and Prints

The Kennedy Museum of Art, Ohio presents an exhibition of Jim Dines sculptures and prints, on view 8 July – 27 November 2011.

The exhibition, which is Dine’s first in Athens since his 1957 graduation from Ohio University, is a celebration kick-off event of the 75th anniversary of the College of Fine Arts. Mr. Dine’s work has been prominently displayed in venues spanning the globe including Tokyo, New York, and Paris. The exhibition, originated at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids (MI), will include 12 sculptures and 20 prints that explore Dine’s celebrated themes of the Venus, the hearts, the tools, and most recently, Pinocchio. A public talk with Jim Dine and Meijer Gardens curator, Joseph Becherer, will be held November 3, 2011 at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Patrons will have the opportunity to purchase a full color catalogue of Jim Dine’s sculptural work during the exhibition.

Image: Jim Dine White Gloves, Four Wheels, Jim Dine, 2007 oil based enamel and charcoal on wood 81-1/2″ x 58-1/4″ x 24″ © 2011 Jim Dine / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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