Jim Nutt, M., 1987. Acrylic on Masonite, and papier-mâché covered wood frame; 27 1/2 x 22 1/2 in (69.8 x 57.1 cm). The Collection of Eleanor Heyman Propp.
Jim Nutt, Plume, 1989. Acrylic on canvas in acrylic on wood frame; 25 1/2 x 21 1/2 in (64.8 x 54.6 cm). Private Collection.
Jim Nutt, Drawing for Plume, 1989. Graphite pencil on brown paper; 13 1/4 x 11 3/16 in (33.7 x 28.4 cm). Private Collection.
Jim Nutt, Coin, 2002. Acrylic on linen and medium-density fiberboard frame; 26 1/2 x 25 1/2 in (67.3 x 64.7 cm). Private Collection, New York.
Jim Nutt, Untitled, 2005. Graphite on watercolor paper; 15 x 14 in (38.1 x 35.6 cm). Private Collection.
Jim Nutt, Untitled, 2013. Graphite on paper; 15 x 14 in (38.1 x 35.6 cm). Private Collection.
Jim Nutt was born in 1938 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1965. Nutt’s work has been the subject of numerous international solo presentations, including exhibitions at the MCA Chicago; the Milwaukee Art Museum; the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Rotterdamse Kunststichting, Rotterdam; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Nutt’s work is frequently featured in major group exhibitions at institutions both stateside and abroad, including recent presentations at The Drawing Center, New York; the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Minneapolis Museum of Art; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Art Institute of Chicago; the High Museum of Art, Atlanta; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Fondazione Prada, Milan, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. His work is held in the permanent collections of numerous public institutions, including the Art Institute of Chicago; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; The Morgan Library & Museum, New York; Museum moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Whitney Museum of American Art; and the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. In 1972, Jim Nutt was one of six artists chosen to represent the United States at the Venice Biennial. Jim Nutt lives and works in Wilmette, Illinois.