Paul McCarthy

Pirate Drawings

25 August - 13 October 2001


Paul McCarthy (born 1945, lives and works in Los Angeles) is among the most important and influential artists of his generation in the US. This is evident from the current survey exhibition that toured from MOCA Los Angeles to the New Museum of Contemporary Art New York, is now at the Villa Arson in Nice and will be shown at Tate Liverpool in autumn. The show offers the opportunity to discover the depth and consistency, the inner coherence and the art-historical roots of the last thirty years of PAUL McCARTHY's work. The list of his projects for next year includes a large-scale exhibition at Moderna Museet Stockholm, where the focus will be on his present work.

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Paul McCarthy

Paul McCarthy is widely considered to be one of the most influential and groundbreaking contemporary American artists. Born in 1945, and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, he first established a multi-faceted artistic practice, which sought to break the limitations of painting by using unorthodox materials such as bodily fluids...

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