Installation of Jim Dine's Exhibit at HMSG

ID: 95-1197

Creator: Stalsworth, Lee

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: February, 1985

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: April 1985

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Summary

On the plaza of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, February 1985, one of the two hearts of Jim Dine's bronze work "Two Big Black Hearts" is being hoisted by workmen using ropes in preparation for its installation inside the museum. The hearts, which are encrusted with molds of hands, faces, axes, hammers and other tools, were completed for "Jim Dine: Five Themes" on view at the HMSG until April 28, 1985. The National Air and Space Museum is in the background.

Subject

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Jim Dine (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, April 1985

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: April 1985

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

February, 1985

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Art
  • Moving of artifacts
  • Art museums
  • Sculpture
  • Workmen
  • Exhibitions
  • Exhibit Installation
  • Art objects
  • Art, Modern
  • Dine, Jim

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • Southwest
  • United States of America
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • Washington

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Event

ID Number

95-1197

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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