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The Technicolor Heart (The Big One), 2004

Jim Dine
(American, born 1935)

Location: Washington State University,

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Artist Jim Dine combined bronze and oil enamel to create The Technicolor Heart (The Big One) , which he refers to as a "double sided painting," covered in hand tools and inspired by his earliest memories of work. After the Virginia Tech shooting (April 16, 2007), the artwork was surrounded by small white hearts that were placed by Washington State University students as a spontaneous memorial to that tragic event. This is the power of public art. It enlivens our public spaces and acts as a point of conversation and connection.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Washington State University.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - coated metals

Painting - paint on rigid surface / mixed media

Medium

Silicon bronze with oil enamel

Dimensions

12 ft x 11 ft 5 in x 3 ft

ID Number

WSAC2004.059.000

Acquisition Method

Direct purchase

Artist Location

New York, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Washington State University

Artwork Location

Washington State University-Pullman
Stadium & Grimes intersection, northwest corner

Setting

Exterior


Geo. Coordinates

46.730407 | -117.159602

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