Paul McCarthy

Biography

°1945, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, United States

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018

Paul McCarthy & Christian Lemmerz : Reality Virtual Reality,
Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Paul McCarthy: Innocence, M Woods, Beijing, China

2017

Cut Up and Silicone, Female Idol, WS, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Paul McCarthy & Christian Lemmerz, New Media (Virtual Reality
Art), Faurschou Foundation in Venice, Venice, Italy
Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles, CA, US
WS & CSSC, Drawings and Paintings, Fundació Gaspar, Barcelona, Spain

2016

White Snow & Coach Stage Stage Coach Spinoffs, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
Raw Spinoffs Continuations, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY, US
Paul McCarthy, Kulturzentrum Lokremise, St.Gallen, Switzerland
White Snow, Wood Sculptures, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, US

2015

Full Exposure: Paul and Damon McCarthy’s Pirate Party, Nasher
Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC, US
Drawings, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL, US
Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany
Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany
Inbetween. Baselitz — McCarthy, Economou Collection, Athens, Greece
Spin Offs: White Snow WS, Caribbean Pirates CP, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
Paul McCarthy. Photographs 1977–1996, Art & Public — Cabinet P.H., Geneva, Switzerland

2014

Chocolate Factory, Monnaie de Paris, Paris, France
Paul McCarthy — WS SC, Hauser & Wirth, London, UK
Paul McCarthy.Ketchup and Blod, Galleri F15, Moss, Norway
Mike Bouchet & Paul McCarthy — DOUBLE DECK Monty
Carlo, Marlborough Monaco, Monaco, Monaco
Paul McCarthy: Black and White Tapes, Space Studios, London, UK
Mike Bouchet & Paul McCarthy, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany,
travelled to Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

2013

Andy Hope 1930, Paul McCarthy. Down Show Show Down, 8. Salon, Hamburg, Germany
WS, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY, US
Rebel Dabble Babble, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY, US
Life Cast, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY, US
Sculptures, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY, US

2012

PROPO, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
White Snow, Peder Lund, Oslo, Norway
Paul McCarthy.The Box, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Rebel Dabble Babble, The Box, Los Angeles, CA, US
Nine Dwarves, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2011

The Dwarves, The Forests, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY, US
The King, The Island, The Train, The House, The Ship, Hauser & Wirth, London, UK
Skulptur: Paul McCarthy “Henry Moore Bound to Fail”, KÖR Kunst im
öffentlichen Raum, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
White Snow Dwarf (Dopey # 1), Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, US
Paul McCarthy — Selected Works, Charles Riva Collection, Bruxelles, Belgium

2010

Caribbean Pirates — in collaboration with Damon McCarthy,
Sammlung Friedrichshof, Zurndorf, Austria
Three Sculptures, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, CA, US
Pig Island, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy

2009

White Snow, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY, US
Air Pressure, De Uithof, City of Utrecht, The Netherlands
Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
Contemporary trends in video art — Paul McCarthy, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT, US

2008

Central Symmetrical Rotation Movement — Three Installations, Two Films,
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, US
Paul McCarthy & Benjamin Weissman — Quilting Sessions, Galleria Civica di Arte
Contemporanea, Trento, Italy, travelled to Zacheta National Gallery of Art,
Warsaw, Poland; KUMU Eesti Kunstimuuseum, Tallinn, Estonia

2007

PETER PAUL CHOCOLATES, Edibles by Paul McCarthy,
Maccarone Gallery, New York, NY, US
Tokyo Santa 1996/2004, Essl Museum Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Air Born / Air Borne / Air Pressure, Middelheim Sculpture Museum, Antwerp, Belgium
Paul McCarthy — Damon McCarthy. Portfolios, Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

2006

Between Beauty and the Beast. Sculptures, Drawings and Photographs,
Nyehaus, New York, NY, US
Head Shop / Shop Head, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, travelled to ARoS — Aarhus
Museum of Art, Denmark; S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium

2005

LaLa land parody paradise, Whitechapel, London, UK,
travelled to Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

2004

Brain Box — Dream Box, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands,
travelled to CAC — Centro de Arte Contemporàneo, Malaga, Spain

2003

Piccadilly Circus, Hauser & Wirth London, London, UK
Paul McCarthy at Tate Modern, Tate Modern, London, UK
Films and Video Works, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway

2002

Propposition, with Jason Rhoades, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany
Shit Plug, with Jason Rhoades, Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Switzerland
Clean Thoughts, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY, US
Videowerken 1971-1999, De Hallen, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Videos, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland

2001

Paul McCarthy: Videos und Fotografien, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Pirate Drawings, Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Switzerland
Villa Arson, Nice, France
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, US
The Garden, Deitch Projects, New York, NY, US
The Box, Public Art Fund, New York, NY, US
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY, US

2000

MOCA — The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, US
Heidi File, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA, US
Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece
Projekt Fassade, Wiener Secession, Wien, Austria

1999

Proposition, with Jason Rhoades, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY, US
Dimensions of the Mind, Sammlung Hauser und Wirth in der
Lokremise St.Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Dead H and Early Performance Photographs, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
Tokyo Santa — Santa’s Trees, Blum and Poe, Santa Monica, CA, US

1998

Painter, Video and Drawings, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
Photographs-Performance Photographs and Video, 1969 — 1983, Luhring Augustine Gallery,
New York, NY, USA, travelled to Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA, US

1997

Santa Chocolate Shop, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland

1996

Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Saloon, Air de Paris, Paris, France
Yaa-Hoo, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY, US
Video Works, Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium
Video and Drawings, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

1995

5 Photographic Works, 1970—1974, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, CA, US
Painter, Projects Room, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, US
Art and Public, Geneva, Switzerland
Tomato Head, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour, Galeria Antoni Estrany, Barcelona,
Spain, travelled to Luhring and Augustine, New York, NY, US; Galleri Nicolai
Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark; Esther Schipper Galerie, Cologne, Germany;
Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy; McKinney Art Center, Dallas, TX, USA; Auckland
City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand; Ooe Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria

1994

Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour, Air de Paris, Paris, France
Le Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême, France
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Galerie George-Philippe Vallois, Paris, France
Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

1993

Video, Ynglingagatan 1 Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
The Dead Viking, Buchholz und Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
Luring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1991

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US

1990

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US

1987

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US

1986

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US

1985

AAA Art, Los Angeles, CA, US

1983

Paintings, Cirque Divers, Liège, Belgium

1982

Human Object, LACE — Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA, US

1979

Contemporary Cure All, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary
Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA, US
Deadening, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA, US

Artworks

Yaa-Hoo, 1996
collages from magazines and prints, pencil, tape and paper, 603 x 482 mm