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Tag: Karl Wirsum

  • Auction Preview

    Explore a Byzantine Art-Inspired Still Life by John Craxton at Hindman

    John Craxton was a British painter known for his works based on Byzantine art. His taste for good food, music, wine, and great company was often visible in his artworks. The upcoming Hindman auction highlights a still life by John Craxton. Still Life with Three Sailors depicts three men sitting around a…

    Still Life with Three Sailors by John Craxton.
  • Auction Result

    Around the Auction World: September 2021

    Photos from around the auction world in September of 2021. Image credit from left to right: Christie’s, Bonhams, and Annmaris/PIASA. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). This September, collectors and art enthusiasts participated in a wide range of events. Many marked their calendars for the Swiss edition of Art Basel…

  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Karl Wirsum

    Art by Founding Member of the Hairy Who Comes to Auction Karl Wirsum in 1973. Image courtesy of Mary Baber. As artists Jim Falconer and Jim Nutt started to scout shared exhibition spaces in 1960s Chicago, a mutual friend introduced them to another rising star of the city. Karl Wirsum…

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    Paintings from the Hairy Who lead Hindman’s Post War and Contemporary Art Sale

    Hindman’s upcoming Post War and Contemporary Art auction will feature a 1977 acrylic painting by Jim Nutt, a Chicago Imagist and founding member of the Hairy Who art group. Six art school graduates gathered in Chicago to form the group in the mid-1960s, combining forces to snag gallery space in…

    Jim Nutt (American, b. 1938) Shouldn't We Be More Carefull, 1977