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Karl Wirsum, Dancing Hare Toddy, Dancing Kong Tamari, 1980

Images of Karl Wirsum, Dancing Hare Toddy, Dancing Kong Tamari

  • A large turquoise gorilla-like form is constructed out of what appears to be paper. Its appendages are hinged at certain points like a paper doll.
  • Three rabbits are illustrated in a unique geometric style. They are situated around a box with text that reads "DANCING HARE TODDY DANCING KONG TAMARI."
Karl Wirsum, American, b. 1939
Dancing Hare Toddy, Dancing Kong Tamari, 1980
Figures: offset printing on cardboard with brass grommets; envelope: offset printing on paper
Hare toddy: 17 1/8 × 7 ¼ in. (43.5 × 18.4 cm); kong tamari: 16 ½ × 11 in. (41.9 × 27.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of John and Dorianne Venator, 2011.39.a-c

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
A large turquoise gorilla-like form is constructed out of what appears to be paper. Its appendages are hinged at certain points like a paper doll.
Karl Wirsum, American, b. 1939
Dancing Hare Toddy, Dancing Kong Tamari, 1980
Figures: offset printing on cardboard with brass grommets; envelope: offset printing on paper
Hare toddy: 17 1/8 × 7 ¼ in. (43.5 × 18.4 cm); kong tamari: 16 ½ × 11 in. (41.9 × 27.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of John and Dorianne Venator, 2011.39.a-c

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Three rabbits are illustrated in a unique geometric style. They are situated around a box with text that reads "DANCING HARE TODDY DANCING KONG TAMARI."
Karl Wirsum, American, b. 1939
Dancing Hare Toddy, Dancing Kong Tamari, 1980
Figures: offset printing on cardboard with brass grommets; envelope: offset printing on paper
Hare toddy: 17 1/8 × 7 ¼ in. (43.5 × 18.4 cm); kong tamari: 16 ½ × 11 in. (41.9 × 27.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of John and Dorianne Venator, 2011.39.a-c

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago