Attended College• 1953-1957 ~ Jim Dine attended the Boston School of Fine and Applied Arts• He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree form Ohio University.• He moved to New York a year later in 1959
1960’s• Jim Dine was married late 1950’s• He and his wife moved to New York City.• Jim Dine became known as a pioneer for his Happenings( where art, meets real life) for example the flash mob at the Tracy Mall over Christmas.
American Pop Art Emerges• One of those Happenings apparently involved running small children through an obstacle course of brooms, ladders, and paint cans.• Jim Dine moves his family to London in the late 1960’s, where he devoted his work to printmaking and drawing.• The 1970’s Jim Dine started doing more everyday objects in his paintings like hands, a robe , hearts and tools.
Passion for Hearts• Jim Dine returns to the states and begins his focus on sculpture• Dine has produced more than three thousand paintings, sculptures, dr awings, and prints, as well as performance works, stage and book designs, poetry, and even music.
Our Assignment• To draw our own Heart• You will need a pencil and either colored pencils or crayons.• Write your name on the back of your drawing.