The iconic heart is a symbol of love, and Jim Dine used this symbol in sculptures, paintings, and prints such as 8 Hearts which is one of several he created during the 1970s using the image. The strong strokes of yellows, blues, greens, red, and oranges pop out of a grey background as if to say that even during darker times, love continues among all of us.
Jim Dine (b. 1935) began his career in the early 1960s and has been a creative force in the art world since then. He is often grouped with the pop artists of that era, but early on he developed his own style of incorporating popular symbols that reflected his introspective viewpoint and his personal and emotional experiences in prints, paintings, sculptures, photographs, and poetry.
This is such a lovely poster! Hearts are welcome in all homes, so why not add some to yours.