Hairy Who

Karl Wirsum, life-long Chicago painter and member of the Hairy Who, has died, aged 81

An early interest in comics never left him, as could be seen in his colourful figurative work that reflected a love of robots and toys, as well as an admiration for El Greco

Hairy who? The group that put a spell on the 1960s Chicago art scene

Art Institute of Chicago hosts first major survey of the loose artist collective

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