Karl Wirsum by Karl WirsumKarl Wirsum by Karl Wirsum

Karl Wirsum

By (artist)Karl Wirsum, Erik KAWSEditorDan Nadel

Paperback | November 30, 2013

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American artist Karl Wirsum (born 1939) was a member of the legendary Chicago artist community The Hairy Who (whose other members included Art Green, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt and Suellen Rocca). Best known as a painter, he has also worked in printmaking, sculpture, digital art and marionettes. Pristine, cartoonish, flatly graphic and brightly chromatic, his paintings portray solitary, hallucinatory, often somewhat demonic characters, depicted against spare backdrops. This catalogue commemorates Wirsum’s fall 2013 exhibition at Derek Eller gallery in New York. It presents 25 new paintings and drawings accompanied by questions to the artist (and his answers) from an all-star roster of curators and artists, including Gary Panter, Carter E. Foster, Chris Ware, KAWS, Erik Parker, Jeff Koons, Mark Pascale, Robert Storr, Robert Cozzolino and Peter Saul.
Title:Karl WirsumFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 11 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 30, 2013Publisher:Derek Eller GalleryLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1939799147

ISBN - 13:9781939799142