The Astra Tool - Print by Jim Dine
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 2 images

Jim Dine
The Astra Tool

1985

About

40/50, Artist's Proof, aside from edition of 400 Frame size: 36 1/2 x 30 11/16 in. Image/Paper size: 23 5/8 x 19 3/4 in. Signed lower margin in pencil

Details

  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions

    H 36.5 in. x Dm 30.82 in.

    H 92.71 cm x Dm 78.29 cm

  • Diameter
    30.82 in. (78.29 cm)
  • Gallery location
    Santa Fe, NM
  • Reference number
    LU128524242

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About Jim Dine (Artist)

The Ohio-born artist Jim Dine brought his ever-shifting, multidisciplinary vision to New York in 1958, a time of transition in the American art world. Abstract Expressionism, which had dominated the scene for years, was on the wane, and a group of young artists, including Dine, Allan Kaprow, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, was eager to replace it with a movement that flipped the traditional rules of art making on their head.


     Beyond dissolving the boundaries between mediums and genres, attaching found objects and detritus to their canvases, these revolutionaries began staging performative “happenings” in public spaces, redefining the very definition of a work of art. As Pop art took form, Dine used objects with personal significance, like his paintbrushes, to transform his paintings into two-dimensional sculptures. He was included in the Norton Simon Museum’s 1962 “New Painting of Objects,” often considered the first true Pop art exhibition in America, but he remained a chameleon, constantly changing his style, material and technique.


     More than his contemporaries, Dine has forged new paths in drawing, scrawling words and names across the canvas to create graphic, abstract landscapes. He is obsessed by certain motifs — such as hearts and his own bathrobe — which recur in various forms throughout his oeuvre. He has occasionally worked in classical genres, such as portraiture, as exemplified by the 1980 aquatint Nancy Outside in July. He has also co-opted the bold, graphic vocabulary of advertising and commercials, as in the sleek 2010 composition Gay Laughter at the Wake.

About the Seller

No Reviews Yet
Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2012
Located in Santa Fe, NM
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
A Well Painted Strelizia
Jim Dine
1980s Pop Art Prints and Multiples
Etching
Untitled (folio of 9 tool prints)
Jim Dine
Early 2000s Contemporary Prints and Multiples
Lithograph
Sun's Night Glow
Jim Dine
Early 2000s Contemporary Animal Prints
Lithograph
A Well Painted Strelizia,
Jim Dine
1980s Prints and Multiples
You May Also Like
The Green Coat - Original Lithograph Signed In ...
Jim Dine
1970s Pop Art More Prints
Lithograph
"Untitled": Double Lithograph from One Cent Life
Jim Dine
1960s Pop Art Abstract Prints
Lithograph
The Woodcut Bathrobe
Jim Dine
1970s Pop Art Portrait Prints
Lithograph, Woodcut

Jim Dine
Zein Robe, 2014

Price Upon Request
Zein Robe
Jim Dine
2010s Pop Art Abstract Prints
Lithograph
THE BATHER
Jim Dine
Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints
Lithograph, Paper
Fresh, French and Beautiful
Jim Dine
1990s Pop Art Prints and Multiples
Engraving, Woodcut

Jim Dine
Paintbrush, 1971

Price Upon Request
Paintbrush
Jim Dine
1970s Pop Art Still-life Prints
Etching
Radiant Landscape
Jim Dine
2010s Pop Art Abstract Prints
Etching, Woodcut

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries