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Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists
Pentimenti Productions, 2014
- Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists
- Buchbinder, Leslie
- Production Co:
- Pentimenti Productions
- BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.   1 videodisc of 1.
- Pentimenti Productions, 2014
- English language
- In the mid-1960s, Chicago was an incubator for an iconoclastic group of young artists collectively known as the Imagists. A cousin to the contemporaneous phenomenon of Pop Art, Chicago Imagism took its own weird, wondrous, in-your-face approach. The Imagist artists - including Roger Brown, Gladys Nisson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Christina Ramberg, Karl Wirsum, and more - each had their own unmistakable styles: scatological, meticulous, comical, and absurd. HAIRY WHO AND THE CHICAGO IMAGISTS is the first film to tell the Imagist’s whole story, from their notoriety in the 1960s, to a precipitous fade from prominence in the 1980s and 90s, and ending with their 21st century resurgence in popularity. Almost 50 years after their first show, the Imagists have influenced generations of artists across the world. Their roller-coaster ride through art history is re-created here with a wealth of archival footage and photographs and over forty interviews with the Imagists themselves.
Supplemental materials include flipbooks and art, available at checkout.