Jim Dine

(American, born 1935)

Jim Dine is best known for his drawings and prints, and is closely connected to the development of pop art in the early 1960s in New York City. He often attached everyday objects, such as tools, rope, or shoes, to his art.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dine received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Ohio University. He has been the subject of several major museum retrospectives including at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the Guggenheim Museum, and the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. Dine lives in New York City, Paris, and Walla Walla in Southeastern Washington.