Barry McGee

American, born 1966

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Barry McGee

American, born 1966

2,092 followers

A revered figure in the West Coast graffiti subculture (typically associated with the skater and …

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A revered figure in the West Coast graffiti subculture (typically associated with the skater and surfer communities), Barry McGee makes drawings, paintings, and mixed-media installations inspired by urban culture that incorporate elements such as empty liquor bottles and spray-paint cans, tagged signs, wrenches, and …

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Selected career achievements
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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Solo show at a major institution
Hammer Museum
Group show at a major institution
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), and 2 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 3 more
Participated in a major biennial
Carnegie International, and 1 more
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