The exhibition is hosted on the ground floor of the Podium and explores the work of the artists active throughout the 60’s and 70’s.
The title of the show highlights the necessity, expressed by curator and teacher Artists in the exhibition include Roger Brown, Ed Flood, Art Green, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Christina Ramberg, Suellen Rocca and Karl Wirsum who had identified the roots of their personal research in Surrealism and Art Brut, in a way that anticipated the new tendencies of the 80’s and 90’s, from Graffiti to Street Art, from wild cartoons to urban murals.
- View of the exhibition “Famous Artists from Chicago. 1965-1975” Artworks by Ed Flood, Art Green, Gladys Nilsson and Karl Wirsum Fondazione Prada. Photo Roberto Marossi Courtesy Fondazione Prada