Paul McCarthy

American, born 1945

3,286 followers

Paul McCarthy

American, born 1945

3,286 followers

Paul McCarthy is recognized for his provocative, some would say tasteless, performances, …

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Paul McCarthy is recognized for his provocative, some would say tasteless, performances, multi-media installations, and sculptures that irreverently fuse high and low culture in their biting but humorous critique of American mythology and accepted societal norms. Santa Claus porn videos, Hummel figurine parodies, and …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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High auction record
$5m, Christie's, 2011
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Solo show at a major institution
Tate Modern, and 4 more
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Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 16 more
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Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
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Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 6 more
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Included in a major biennial
Whitney Biennial, and 3 more
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