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Artist and Hairy Who member Karl Wirsum in 1967

Edward Hopper (US 1882-1967). “No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.”

Hairy Who artist Suellen Rocca with her painting “Curly Head” (1967), unidentified materials and unspecified dimensions (photo by Bob Kotalik, Chicago Sun-Times, courtesy Pentimenti Productions)

Bill Traylor - American Artist.... was a self-taught artist born into slavery on a plantation near Benton, in Lowndes County, Alabama

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Louise Bourgeois working on Sleep II (Dream II), Italy, 1967.

Artist Fernand Lèger in his studio #leger #artist #art #studio #artwork

Matisse in his studio, 1939, by Brassai

A Map of Manhattan Using Only Handwritten Directions From Strangers by Nobutaka Aozaki

Grape Dance, Karl Wirsum.

Gladys M. Nilsson (born May 6, 1940) is an American artist, one of the original Chicago Imagists, a group in the 1960s and 1970s who turned to representational art. Her paintings "set forth a surreal mixture of fantasy and domesticity in a continuous parade of chaotic images." She is married to fellow-artist and Hairy Who member Jim Nutt.

"Smoke" by Chicago artist Karl Wirsum.

artist Lucio Fontana 1899 – 7 September 1968) was an Italian painter, sculptor and theorist of Argentine birth.[1] He was mostly known as the founder of Spatialism and his ties to Arte Povera.

Art Green, Advanced Dichotomy, 1968. © The artist. Courtesy the artist and Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago.

Artist Studio | Alberto Giacometti in his studio by Robert Doisneau

Installation view of ‘Now! Hairy Who Makes You Smell Good,’ the Hairy Who’s 1968 exhibition at Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago (photo by Jim Nutt, courtesy Pentimenti Productions)

The great man himself, photographed in his bohemian studio. Alphonse Mucha, one of my favorite artist.

work in progress - artist Josias Scharf

Robert Henri by Smithsonian Institution, via Flickr

Yayoi Kusama