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Jim Falconer

Born in 1943, Chicago, United States


Jim Falconer’s bright, surrealist works land between abstraction and figuration, Western and non-Western inspirations. Part of the Hairy Who, the artist-led exhibition group (1966-1969), and, more broadly, of the Chicago Imagists movement, Falconer studied the psychological expression of the human figure amidst the American political landscape in the 1960s. Active in the anti-war efforts, Falconer was part of the Chicago branch of Artists Against the War in Vietnam, alongside artists and friends...Read more