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Friday, June 24, 2011

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"The World (for Anne Waldman)" (1971, published 1972) by Jim Dine (C) 2011 JIMDINE. COURTESY, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

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"Jim Dine: Theme And Variation: A Half Century of Printmaking"

Nagoya/boston Museum Of Fine Arts


By TOMOKO HORI

The U.S. pop artist Jim Dine (b. 1935) is known for his wide repertoire of artistic skills, which include painting, printmaking, sculpture and photography. He first came to attention in America during the 1960s and has since created many unique works.

On show are prints that have been popular in Japan and use motifs of hearts, bathrobes and tools, as well as more recent works featuring Pinocchio. In total, around 150 items are being exhibited, including some of Dine's printmaking tools; till Aug. 28.

Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, (052) 684-0101, 1-1-1 Kanayama-cho, Naka-ku, Nagoya; in front of Kanayama Station (South Exit), JR Tokaido Line, Meijo Line. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (Sat., Sun., holidays till 5 p.m.) ¥1,200. Closed Mon; open Mon. holidays and closed Tue. www.nagoya-boston.or.jp.

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