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Karl Wirsum 1939, US

Rank (2014): 5001 - 10,000 (detailed rank for members only)

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 58

    Ongoing group exhibitions 2

    until 31 Jan 2015
    Drawings II - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    until 22 Dec 2014
    If You’re Accidentally Not Included, Don’t Worry About It - Galerie Zürcher - Paris, Paris

    Solo shows 12

    2013
    Karl Wirsum - Derek Eller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2010
    Karl Wirsum - Drawings: 1967-70 - Derek Eller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Karl Wirsum - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
    2008
    Karl Wirsum - Contemporary Art Center Peoria, Peoria, IL
    Karl Wirsum: Winsome Works - Herron Galleries, Indianapolis, IN
    2007
    Karl Wirsum: Winsome Works(some) - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    Karl Wirsum: Plays Missed It for You - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Karl Wirsum: Winsome Works(some) - Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
    2004
    Hello Again Boom A Rang: Ten Years of Wirsum Art - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
    2002
    Karl Wirsum: New Work - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
    1997
    Karl Wirsum: Sports and Just Us What Past Before Us - University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
    1991
    Karl Wirsum: A Retrospective Exhibition - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

    Group shows 46

    2014
    Turn Turn Turn - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    If you’re accidentally not included, don’t worry about it - Galerie Zürcher - New York, New York City, NY
    Gallery Selectons - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    2013
    Chicago Imagists - Karma International, Zurich
    Wild - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
    2012
    About Face - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    About Face - ACME, Los Angeles, CA
    Sinister Pop - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    American Prints Iii - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    Image/abstraction/object - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    Invitational Exhibition Of Visual Arts - The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, NY
    2011
    Anchor Graphics: - Riverside Arts Center (RAC), Riverside, IL
    Pretty on the Inside - Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY
    More Margaret: Margaret Wharton & Friends - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Works on Paper - Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
    The Paper Show - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
    2010
    Chicago! Chicago! - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    Figures in Chicago Imagism - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
    Mutant Pop - Loyal, Malmö
    Escape - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
    2009
    Intense - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    About Face - Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York City, NY
    Isn’t It Great To Be An Artist? Insider / Outsider Art from the Robert A. Lewis Collection - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
    2008
    on line - Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York City, NY
    Not Just Another Pretty Face - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
    Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967 - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    Nuances of Printmaking - Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL
    Chicago Imagism: 1965-1985 - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    2007
    Masterworks of Chicago Imagism - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    Relationships - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
    2006
    The Wirsum-Gunn Family Show - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Drawn into the World - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    2005
    ...Scapes - A Group Exhibition - Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Four Chicago Imagists: Early Work, 1966-1976 - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    2004
    Recent Selection - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    From Folk to Funk: Selections from the Robert A. Lewis Collection - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    2003
    New Acquisitions - DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
    1991
    Word As Image: American Art 1960–1990 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1988
    The Refrigerator Door Show - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
    Comic Iconoclasm - Cornerhouse, Manchester
    1987
    Drawings of the Chicago Imagists - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    The Chicago Imagist Print: Ten Artists\' Works, 1958-1987 - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    1981
    Figuratively Sculpting - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    1974
    The Anonymous Image - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1971
    The New Curiosity Shop - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1967
    1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 6

    USA
    Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL
    Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Derek Eller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM

    Collections 7

    USA
    Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
    The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
    Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL
    The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
    Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN

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