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Circle Donor Preview: Jim Nutt: Coming into Character

Fri, Jan 28, 2011, 5:30–6:30 pm

Circle Donor Preview

5:30-6:30 pm | Circle Preview
Opening event continues until 9 pm

Since 1990, Jim Nutt has focused exclusively on female heads in spare line drawings and rich, detailed paintings. This exhibition is a retrospective of Jim Nutt’s work that emphasizes the development of these important paintings through their precedents in his own work. Acknowledging the groundswell in interest in this unique American artist’s work, this will be the first major presentation of Nutt in over a decade. Nutt’s history as an important artist dates to the mid-1960s where in Chicago he was a chief instigator of the irreverent “Hairy Who” group, now better known as the imagists.

Circle Donors are invited to join us for this exclusive preview by sending your RSVP to 312.799.3504 or circlersvp@mcachicago.org.