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Paul McCarthy: Piccadilly Circus. Bunker Basement

The two-volume artist’s book ‘Piccadilly Circus. Bunker Basement’, with essays by Ralph Rugoff and Robert Storr, marks the beginning of the collaboration between the gallery and Scalo. McCarthy’s project was first conceived when the artist visited what would become the new Hauser & Wirth space in London. To him, the Luytens-designed former bank presented itself as an ideal building to work in.

In this work, video becomes part of the installation as a whole, which consists of the original set for the performance and the video projected around the room. This combination creates a unique perspective for the viewer, where the setting and the performance record coincide.

Publication Details

  • Texts by Ralph Rugoff and Robert Storr
  • English
  • 2 volumes
  • Hardcover in slipcase
  • Scalo, Zürich
  • 3 90824789 6
  • Nov 2004
  • £66.00 / $90.00 / 82.00€ / 90.00 CHF
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