Dine, Jim

JIM DINE Hammer, 1972

Sku: EF5673
Artist: Jim Dine
Title: Hammer
Year: 1972
Signed: No
Medium: Offset Lithograph
Paper Size: 33 x 23 inches ( 83.82 x 58.42 cm )
Image Size: 33 x 23 inches ( 83.82 x 58.42 cm )
Edition Size: 2000
Framed: No
Condition: B-: Good Condition, Signs of Handling and Age

Additional Details: The first edition exhibition poster titled "Hammer" by Jim Dine, published for Galerie Nachst St. Stephen in 1972, represents a significant moment in the artist's career and the gallery's history. Jim Dine, known for his exploration of everyday objects and personal iconography, often incorporates tools such as hammers into his artwork as symbols of labor, craftsmanship, and human experience. The "Hammer" poster likely featured Dine's distinctive style, characterized by bold lines, vivid colors, and a blend of realism and expressive abstraction. Galerie Nachst St. Stephen, a renowned art gallery in Vienna, Austria, played a pivotal role in promoting contemporary art during the 20th century. Hosting an exhibition of Jim Dine's work in 1972 would have contributed to the gallery's reputation for showcasing innovative and thought-provoking artistic expressions. The "Hammer" poster served as both a promotional tool for the exhibition and a collectible piece of art in its own right. It allowed art enthusiasts to engage with Dine's work beyond the gallery space, offering a glimpse into his artistic vision and thematic preoccupations.