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Description - Birds: Jim Dine by Jim Dine

"Hi, my name is Jimmy," a crow said to the boy, Jim Dine, when his parents took him to the zoo. The two Jimmys got connected by a secret link. "Lots of things scared me when I was a little boy but this scared me and it also...I understood it." The encounter with the bird was perceived by the boy as a mixture of fear, fascination and a deeper understanding of his unconscious world. The artist later transformed his remembrance into a fascinating series of black-and-white photos. Are they symbolic, profound, mystic or just pictures of beloved animals? An everyday unspectacular bird might appear to the beholder as a character of mythology, as a jester at the medieval court, as a strange messenger of a world behind the scenes. Jim Dine speaks to the birds, and the bird answers, because they are on intimate terms.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783882432404
ISBN-10: 3882432403
Format: Hardback
Pages: 88
Imprint: Steidl Verlag
Publisher: Steidl Publishers
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Jim Dine

Jim Dine was born in Cincinnati Ohio in 1935. He has been a painter, sculptor and printmaker all his life. He started making these photographs in 1995.

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