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Drawings of Jim Dine

March 21 – August 1, 2004
West Building, Ground Floor, Central Galleries

Installation view of Drawings of Jim Dine, Photo by Rob Shelley, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gallery Archives

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: This exhibition of 110 drawings by Jim Dine from around 1970 to the present constituted the first major retrospective of the artist‘s work in over 15 years. Executed on a variety of media, including paper, canvas, felt, and porcelain, the drawings depicted recurring themes in Dine‘s work such as tools, owls, the puppet Pinocchio, and studies of ancient sculpture.

On March 21 the artist discussed aspects of his work with exhibition curator Judith Brodie in a lecture program, "Conversations with Artists: Jim Dine."

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Judith Brodie, curator of modern prints and drawings, was the curator.

Attendance: 279,852

Catalog: Drawings of Jim Dine, by Judith Brodie. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art; Göttingen: Gerhardt Steidl, 2004.

Dine, Jim
American, 1935 -
Conversations with Artists: Jim Dine
Audio, Released: July 26, 2011, (64:53 minutes)
Conversations with Artists: Jim Dine
Audio, Released: May 17, 2011, (52:58 minutes)