Title

Carnival

Artist

Jim Dine

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Date Created (circa)

1997

Date Created (exact)

1997

Description

A large, modern, colorful interpretation of the famous ancient Greek sculpture Venus de Milo. Dine's figure is large, missing its head and arms and decorated with large color blocks. He created the piece by first carving a single tree trunk with a chainsaw. Then he had is cast in bronze at the Walla Walla Foundry (which is owned and operated by alumnus Mark Anderson '78). http://rogallery.com/Dine_Jim/dine_biography.htm, for more on the Venus de Milo see: http://www.louvre.fr/llv/activite/detail_parcours.jsp?CURRENT_LLV_PARCOURS%3C%3Ecnt_id=10134198673226914&CONTENT%3C%3Ecnt_id=10134198673327544&CURRENT_LLV_CHEMINEMENT%3C%3Ecnt_id=10134198673327544&bmLocale=en, for more on the Walla Walla Foundry see: http://www.wallawallafoundry.com/

Medium

Painted cast bronze

Subject

Female Nude, Venus de Milo, Pop Art

Campus Location

On Boyer, outside of Baker Ferguson Center and Douglas Hall

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Keywords

Female Nude, Venus de Milo, Pop Art

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