Bruce Conner, Roy De Forest, and William T. Wiley are included in Peter Selz’s Funk exhibition at University Art Museum, Berkeley.
Bruce Nauman and William T. Wiley’s band Blue Crumb Truck plays at the opening of Funk at the University Art Gallery in Berkeley.
William T. Wiley participates in Funk, an exhibition curated by Peter Selz at the University Art Museum, Berkeley. It includes Wiley’s Slant Step Becomes Rhino/Rhino Becomes Slant Step in addition to works by Bruce Conner and Roy De Forest.
Adeliza McHugh’s Candy Store Gallery (1962–92) in Folsom, California, becomes an important place for Gladys Nilsson and Jim Nutt to show and mingle with Funk artists like Roy De Forest.
Infuriated with being defined as Funk artists, Roy De Forest and others coin the term “Nut Art,” which primarily refers to artists teaching at UC Davis.
Bruce Conner Roy De Forest Bruce Nauman Gladys Nilsson Jim Nutt William T. Wiley Berkeley California Candy Store Gallery UC Davis Hairy Who Nut Art Slant Step
Bruce Conner Roy De Forest Stephen Kaltenbach Bruce Nauman William T. Wiley Berkeley California San Francisco UC Davis Funk art Slant Step
Roy De Forest Gladys Nilsson Jim Nutt Karl Wirsum Art Institute of Chicago Berkeley Cal State, Sacramento California Candy Store Gallery Chicago Hyde Park Art Center Kansas SAIC Sacramento San Francisco St. Louis UC Berkeley UC Davis Funk art Hairy Who
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