1. Home
  2. Programs & Initiatives
  3. Foundation Events
  4. Jim Dine Reading & Presentation

Jim Dine Reading & Presentation

Wednesday, March 9th, 7:00 PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Free admission
A reception follows the program.

Jim Dine, an internationally renowned artist first known for staging Happenings in New York City in 1959 and 1960, has been composing, publishing, and performing poetry as long as he has been making objects. An early proponent of pop art, Dine made painting more permeable by incorporating mundane objects and applying simple words and phrases to his canvases. The use of text in painting is a natural extension of Dine’s writing practice. A creator of paintings, assemblages, sculptures, drawings, and prints, Dine has also authored more than 12 books of poetry.

Bassist Marc Marder will perform with Dine.

A reception follows the program.

Cosponsored with the Richard Gray Gallery

Event Newsletter Sign-up


cancel

Thank you! Watch your inbox for event listings from Poetry Foundation.

See all events

 

Other Information

  • Browse Poems

    loading...
  • Neha Vedpathak, detail, “Bhaba,” (2016)
    Current Exhibition
    Jul 11, 2016 – Sep 15, 2016

    A virtual dialogue between the artist and the poets Rabindranath Tagore and Kay Ryan, Bhaba is a multi-disciplinary exhibition that includes a large-scale paper work, an installation of handmade “stones,” and a mixed-media garland. Vedpathak’s “plucking” technique, in which she...