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Jim Nutt

Born in 1938, Pittsfield, United States

Lives and works in Chicago, United States


Jim Nutt, alongside artists Jim Falconer, Art Green, Gladys Nilsson, Suellen Rocca, and Karl Wirsum, was part of the Hairy Who, an artist-led exhibition group, active from 1966 to 1969. Also affiliated with the Chicago Imagists movement, Nutt’s practice is strikingly graphic in the artist's exploration of drawing, printmaking, cartoons and pencil studies. Nutt's surrealist touch in his colourful and bold portraits is also present in his cartoon-like, graphic pieces. Nutt’s works are characterise...Read more