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Karl Wirsum

Untitled (study for Baseball Girl, 1964) is our first collaboration with Karl Wirsum, released in 2015.

Karl Wirsum’s work has been featured in exhibitions including A Shared Space: KAWS, Karl Wirsum and Tomoo Gokita, Newcomb Art Museum (New Orleans); America is Hard to See and Sinister Pop, Whitney Museum of American Art (New York); What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to Present, RISD Museum (Providence) and Matthew Marks Gallery (New York); Chicago Imagists, Karma International (Zurich); Made in Chicago: The Koffler Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum (Washington, D.C.); Chicago Imagists 1966-1973, Thomas Dane Gallery (London); Re:Chicago, Depaul University Art Museum (Chicago); Pretty on the Inside, curated by Erik Parker and KAWS, Paul Kasmin Gallery (New York); Seeing is a Kind of Thinking: A Jim Nutt Companion, Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago); and Looking Back: The Fifth White Columns Annual, selected by Bob Nickas, White Columns (New York). Born 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, Wirsum received a B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has produced multiple solo exhibitions at Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago Cultural Center and Phyllis Kind Gallery and his work is held in public collections around the world.