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ID: 500371810
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500371810

 

Record Type: Corporate Body
Hairy Who, The (American artists' collective, founded ca. 1966)

Note: Group of artists met while studying at the Art Institute of Chicago. Founders included Art Green (1941-), Jim Falconer (1943-), Gladys Nilsson (1940-), Jim Nutt (1938-), Suellen Rocca (1943-) and Karl Wirsum (1939-). Their work individually and collectively tended toward a graphic figurative style influenced by comics, popular culture, and outsider art. They collectively created catalogs and posters for their exhibitions.

Names:
Hairy Who, The (preferred,V)
The Hairy Who (V)
Hairy Who (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
corporate body (preferred)
artists' collective
artists
painters
graphic artists
sculptors

Gender: not applicable

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
influenced by ....  Yoakum, Joseph E.  
........................  (American painter and naive artist, 1890-1972) [500001772]
member was ....  Falconer, Jim  
..................  (American painter and printmaker, born 1943) [500073449]
member was ....  Green, Art  
..................  (American painter, born 1941) [500083681]
member was ....  Nilsson, Gladys  
..................  (American painter, born 1940) [500064364]
member was ....  Nutt, Jim  
..................  (American painter, born 1938) [500018267]
member was ....  Rocca, Suellen  
..................  (American printmaker, born 1943) [500108859]
member was ....  Wirsum, Karl  
..................  (American painter and sculptor, born 1939) [500015267]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Corporate Bodies
 ........  Hairy Who, The (I)

Biographies:
(American artists' collective, founded ca. 1966) ..... [VP Preferred]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Hairy Who ........ [VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Hairy Who, The ........ [VP Preferred]
.............................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
.............................  Nadel, The collected Hairy Who publications 1966-1969 (2015)
.............................  Russell, The Hairy Who and Other Messages from Chicago, New York Times (1982)
The Hairy Who ........ [VP]
...........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-)
.......... Nadel, The collected Hairy Who publications 1966-1969 (2015)
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