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Hairy Who

A work made of book with color off-set lithographs on ivory wove paper.
© James Falconer, Art Green, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Suellen Rocca, and Kirl Wirsum.

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  • A work made of book with color off-set lithographs on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1968

Artist:

Art Green (American, born 1941); James Falconer (American, born 1943); Gladys Nilsson (American, born 1940); Jim Nutt (American, born 1938); Suellen Rocca (American, 1943-2020); and Karl Wirsum (American, 1939-2021)

About this artwork

The artists in the Hairy Who realized that this 1968 book would have to serve two exhibitions, as the artists were the subject of consecutive shows: one at the Hyde Park Art Center and one at the San Francisco Art Institute. They cannily designed the book to read properly from both directions, with one cover by Karl Wirsum and one by Jim Nutt. The interior pages meet in the middle, where the orientation of the book turns 180 degrees.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

The Hairy Who (Art Green, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Jim Falconer, Suellen Rocca, and Karl Wirsum)

Title

Hairy Who

Origin

United States

Date

1968

Medium

Book with color off-set lithographs on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

280 × 178 mm (closed)

Credit Line

Gift of the Raymond K. Yoshida Living Trust and Kohler Foundation, Inc.

Reference Number

2011.206

Copyright

© James Falconer, Art Green, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Suellen Rocca, and Kirl Wirsum.

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