Jim Nutt, American, b. 1938 M.C.A.'s first BIG 10 yrs., 1977 Acrylic on portfolio with four etchings on paper 23 1/8 × 31 1/2 in. (58.7 × 80 cm) Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Carol and Douglas Cohen, 1991.67.1-5
Short In this painted portrait of a light-skinned woman, one eye is a black dot, a black squiggly line forms the ridge of a dark patterned nose, and her brown hair is done up in a bun that twists to a point, reminiscent of a conch shell.