Glyptotek Drawings [36]

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Jim Dine
(b. 1935)

Glyptotek Drawings [36]

Charcoal, lithographic crayon, spray paint, and enamel paint on paper
14 5/8 x 10 5/16 inches
Item description: 

This drawing represents the lengths to which Dine searched for an opaque background, resulting in the print version in a rich, inky intaglio print devoid of white space. To create such a dense image, Dine first drew the portrait in charcoal and covered the entire background with spray paint. He then used a variety of media, including chalk, charcoal, and liquid varnish to fill in any translucent holes.

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Photograph courtesy of The Pace Gallery.
© 2011 Jim Dine / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York