Glyptotek Drawings [34]

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Jim Dine
(b. 1935)

Glyptotek Drawings [34]

Charcoal, lithographic crayon, and india ink on paper
18 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches
Item description: 

This drawing is characterized by a bold lattice-like pattern that Dine created with a wire mesh screen; first he used the screen to remove charcoal from the surface then transferred the charcoal by laying the screen down on another section of the sheet.

In making his "own Glyptothek" Dine referenced materials from other museum collections. This drawing was inspired by a statue of Hypnos, the personification of sleep, from the Museo del Prado, Madrid.

Credits: 

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