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Paul McCarthy Biography
1945   Born in Salt Lake City
1966 - 1968   University of Utah
1969   San Francisco Art Institute
1973   University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  Lives and works in Altadena, California
Selected Exhibitions
2012   The Best of Times, The Worst of Times—Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art Mystetskyi Arsenal, Arsenale 2012, The First Kyiv International Biennial of Contempary Art, Kiev, Ukraine
2012   Common Ground' Public Art Fund, City Hall Park, New York, NY
2012   Studio + Kitchen = Laboratories of the Senses, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
2012   Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974, MOCA Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
2012   Bye Bye American Pie, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires MALBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2012   REBEL, Museum of Contemporary Art MOCA, JF Chen, Los Angeles, CA
2012   Histories of Art, VOX Contemporary Image, Montreal, Canada
2012   State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970, Berkely Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, UC Berkley, Berkley, CA
2012   This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
2012   L.A. RAW: Abject Expressionism in Los Angeles 1945-1980, From Rico Lebrun to Paul McCarthy', Pasadena Museum of California Art PMAC, Pasadena, CA
2012   Paul McCarthy, Nine Dwarves, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo)
2012   Utopia Gesamtkunstwerk, 21er Haus, Museum of Schloss Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
2012   Hotel California (part II), Mitterand+Cramer, Geneva, Switzerland
2012   100 Years (version #4 Boston, 2012), Boston University Art Gallery, Boston MA
2012   Los Angeles Free Music Society: Beneath the Valley of the Lowest Form of Music, The Box, Los Angeles, CA
2011 - 2012   MUMO, Musee Mobile, project sponsored by UNESCO (a mobile exhibtion for children ages 6-12 visiting over 60 schools traveling throughout France, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Benin and Senegal) (group)
2011 - 2012   American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA (group)
2011 - 2012   Dance You Life, Centre Pompidou, Paris (group)
2011 - 2012   State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970, OCMA Orange County Museum of Art, USA (group)
2011 - 2012   Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-81, MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Newport, USA (group)
2011   Surreal versus Surrealism in Contemporary Art, IVAM, Valenica, Spain (group)
2011   Los Angeles Goes Live: Exploring a Social History of Performance Art in Southern California, USA (group)
2011   Festival of the Animals, Essel Museum, Klostemeuburg, Austria (group)
2011   Out of Storage, FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais collection, Maastricht, Netherlands (group)
2011   Investigations of a Dog: Works from the FACE Collections, DESTE Foundation, Athens, Greece (group)
2011   Another Kind of Vapor, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA (group)
2011   Between film and art—storyboards by Hitchcock to Spielberg” Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany (group)
2011   The Luminous Interval, D. Daskalopoulos Collection, Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain (group)
2011   In Praise of Doubt, Punta della Dogana, Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice, Italy (group)
2011   Glimmer, Fundacion/Coleccion Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico (group)
2011   Soaps, Flukes, and Follies, Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, Nashville, USA (group)
2011   Compass—drawings from the MoMA New York” Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (group)
2011   Two Colors, Kathleen Cullen Fine Art & Elisabeth Ivers Gallery, New York (group)
2011   Unpainted Paintings, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York (group)
2011   Investigations of a Dog: Works from the FACE Collections, Magasin 3 Stockholm (group)
2011   TEXT/VIDEO/FEMALE: Art After the 60s, PKM Trinity Gallery, Seoul, Korea, Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden (traveling exhibition), (group)
2011   The Luxury of Dirt, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland, (group)
2011   Move: Art and Dance Since the 60s, Haus der Kunst, traveling exhibition, Munich, (group)
2011   Choreografing You, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (Travelling Exhibition), (group)
2011   Disorder in the House, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium, (group)
2011   Unreal, Vancouver Artgallery, Vancouver, Canada, (group)
2011   L.A. Raw: Abject Expressionism in Los Angeles 1945-1980, From Rico Leburn to Paul (group)
2011   Living Archives—Kooperation Van Abbemuseum, Kunsthaus Bregnenz, Bregenz, Austria (group)
2011   DeKooning, DeKooning, DeKooning, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (group)
2011   8 ½”, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy (group)
2011   MUMO Musee Mobile, project sponsored by UNESCO(a mobile exhibtion for children ages 6-12 visiting over 60 schools traveling throughout France, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Benin, and Senegal) (group)
2011   The King, The Island, The Train, The House, The Ship' Hauser & Wirth, Piccadilly, London, and Hauser & Wirth, Savile Row, London, UK (solo)
2011   The Dwarves, The Forest, Hauser & Wirth New York, NY (solo)
2011   Sculpture: Paul McCarthy, Henry Moore Bound to Fail, KOR Kunsthalle Wien public space (solo)
2011   Paul McCarthy: White Snow Dwarf (Dopey #1), Hammer Museum UCLA, Westwood, LA (solo)
2011   Selected Works of Paul McCarthy' Charles Riva Collection, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2010 - 2011   200 Artworks—25 Years, Seoul Arts Center, Hangaram Museum, Seoul, Korea (group)
2010 - 2011   WHAT DOES MY SOUL while I’m working? Contemporary art works from the Consolandi, Museo Arte Gallarate, Gallarate, Italy
2010 - 2011   Facing the Wall (Face au mur), MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland (group)
2010 - 2011   Childish Things, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK (group)
2010 - 2011   James Ensor—Hareng Saur: Ensor and contemporary art, S.M.A.K, Gent, Belgium (group)
2010 - 2011   MOVE: Art and Dance in the 60s, Hayward Gallery traveling to Haus Der Kunst, London (group)
2010   TAPS: Improvisations with Paul Burwell, Matts Gallery, London (group)
2010   When Shit Becomes Form, Kunsthalle Goppingen, Goppingen, Germany (group)
2010   Hydrarchy: Power and Resistence at Sea, Gasworks/Triangle Arts Trust, London (group)
2010   Gestures & Procedures, Southbank, Australia (group)
2010   Barbaric Freedom, Simon Lee Gallery, London (group)
2010   Post Monument, XIV Biennale di Carrara, Carrara, Italy (group)
2010   The Beauty of Distance, Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age,17th Biennale of 2010 (group)
2010   Sexuality and Transcendence, Pinchuk Art Center, Kyiv, Ukraine (group)
2010   I Love You, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark (group)
2010   Permanent Trouble. Contempary Art from the Collection Kopp Munich, Regenburg, Germany (group)
2010   Soaps, Flukes, and Follies, Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, Nashville, (group)
2010   The Imaginary Museum, the Dakis Joannou Collection, New Museum, New York (group)
2010   Collecting Biennials, Whitney Museum, New York (group)
2010   Gestures—Performance and Sound Art, MFSK Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskild, Denmark (group)
2010   Die Kunst ist Super!, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum fur Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany (group)
2010   Sammlung Friedrichshof, Zurndorf, Austria (solo)
2010   Paul McCarthy—Three Sculptures, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2010   Trussardi Foundation, Milan, Italy (solo)
2009   White Snow, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY (solo)
2009   Paul McCarthy, Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2009   Air Pressure, De Uithof, Utrecht, Netherlands (solo)
2009   Paul McCarthy & Benjamin Weissman—Quilting Sessions, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland (solo)
2009   Eesti Kunstimuuseum, Tallin, Estonia (solo)
2009   Where Do We Go From Here?, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, USA (group)
2009   Beg, Borrow, and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA (group)
2009   Eating the Universe: Food in Art, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Germany (group)
2009   California Maximalists, Foundation 20 21/Nyehaus, New York (group)
2009   I Use Perfume to Occupy More Space”, MACG Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico (group)
2009   Manoeuvres 2/3:Transmissions, Chantier du Collège Sismondi, Geneva, Switzerland (group)
2009   The Artist’s Studio, Compton Verney, Warwichshire, England (group)
2009   No Sound of Music, Kunstlerhaus, Salzburg, Austria (group)
2009   Beyond Black, White and Gray, L&M Arts, New York, USA (group)
2009   My Generation, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
2009   Boule to Braid, Lisson Gallery, London, England,
2009   Who’s Afraid of the Artists (Qui a peur des Artistes?), Palais des Arts de Dinard, Dinard City, France
2009   Target Practice: Painting Under Attack 1949-78”, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, California
2009   Mapping the Studio: Artists From the Francois Pinault Collection, Palazzo Grassi, Milan, Italy (group)
2009   Jacques Charlier: 100 Sexes D’Artistes, Venice, Italy (group)
2009   A Guest + A Host = A Ghost”, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece (group)
2009   Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary, Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (group)
2009   The Same River Twice: Part 2, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia (group)
2009   Un Certain Etat du Monde?, The Garage, Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow (group)
2009   Soaps, Flukes & Follies, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, USA
2009   N’Importe Quoi, Musee d’Art Contemporian de Lyon, Lyon, France
2009   Sonic Youth Etc.:Sensational Fix, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
2008   The Collection of Helga de Alvear in Dialog with the Falckenberg Collection, Phoenix Kulturstiftung, Hamburg, Germany (group)
2008   Looking Back: The White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York (group)
2008   The Cult of Personality-Portraits and Mass Culture, Galerie Erna Hecey, Bruxelles, Belgium (group)
2008   Here is Every, Four Decades of Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (group)
2008   I Am Making Art, Centro Huarte De Arte Contemporaneo, Huarte-Navarra, Spain (group)
2008   Film Programme October, Film Museum, Vienna, Austria (group)
2008   I Can’t Slice Off an Ear Every Day, Nationalgalerie im Hamburgurer Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
2008   Weighing and Wanting: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, USA
2008   Platform Seoul, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
2008   Yokohama Triennale 2008, Time Crevasse, Yokohama, Japan
2008   The Collection of Helga de Alvear in Dialog with the Falckenberg Collection, Phoenix Kulturstiftung, Hamburg, Germany (group)
2008   Looking Back: The White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York (group)
2008   The Cult of Personality-Portraits and Mass Culture, Galerie Erna Hecey, Bruxelles, Belgium (group)
2008   Here is Every, Four Decades of Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (group)
2008   I Am Making Art, Centro Huarte De Arte Contemporaneo, Huarte-Navarra, Spain (group)
2008   Film Programme October, Film Museum, Vienna, Austria (group)
2008   I Can’t Slice Off an Ear Every Day, Nationalgalerie im Hamburgurer Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
2008   Weighing and Wanting: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, USA
2008   Platform Seoul, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea (group)
2008   Paul McCarthy: Central Symmetrical Rotation Movement Three Installations, Two Films, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (solo)
2008   On Procession”, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, USA (group)
2008   Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Artgallery, London (group)
2008   California Video, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, (group)
2008   Hotel Marienbad 002: Rausch Collection, Kunst-Werke Berlin-Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany (group)
2008   Paul McCarthy’s Low Life Slow Life: Part 1, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (group)
2008   Group Show, 1301PE, Los Angeles (group)
2008   The Sound of Art, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, Austria (group)
2008   The Puppet Show, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA (group)
2008   Southern Exposure: Works from the Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Deigo, The Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney, Sydney, Australia (group)
2008   Don’t Play with Dead Things, Centre National d’art contemporian, La Villa Arson, Nice, France (group)
2007   National Gallery of Victoria, 'Guggenheim Collection: 1940s to Now. New York – Venice – Bilbao – Berlin', Melbourne/AU
2007   Deste Foundation, The Fractured Figure, Athens, Greece
2007   Museum of Modern Art, 'Live/Work: Performance into Drawing', New York, NY
2007   De Hallen Haarlem, Nothing Else Matters, Haarlem, Netherlands
2007   Fine Art Fair Frankfurt 2007, Frankfurt, Germany
2007   Domus Artium 2002, IDYLLE, Salamanca, Spain
2007   Kunsthalle Mannheim, 100 Jahre Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
2007   10. Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Bodycheck, Fellbach, Germany
2007   Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, Die Kunst zu Sammeln, Düsseldorf, Germany
2007   Kunstverein Braunschweig, Kunst aus Los Angeles der 60er bis 90er Jahre, Braunschweig/DE
2007   Gagosian Gallery, Fit to Print – Printed Media in recent Collage, New York, NY
2007   Getty Center, Evidence of Movement, Los Angeles, CA
2007   Museum on the Seam, Bare Life, Jerusalem, Israel
2007   Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Who’s got the big picture?, Antwerp Belgium
2007   David Zwirner, A Point in Space is a Place for an Argument, New York, NY
2007   Vanhaerents Art Collection, Disorder in the House, Brussels, Belgium
2007   Christchurch Art Gallery, Reboot – The Jim Barr and Mary Barr Collection, Christchurch, New Zealand
2007   Hamburger Bahnhof, There is never a stop and never a finish. Werke aus der Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof. In memoriam Jason Rhoades', Berlin, Germany
2007   Barbican Center, Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years, London, England
2007   Kunsthalle Wien & MUMOK, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, 'Dream & Trauma – Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens', Vienna, Austria
2007   Maccarone Gallery, Paul McCarthy’s Chocolate Factory, New York, NY (solo)
2007   S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Paul McCarthy – Head Shop/Shop Head, Gent, Belgium (solo)
2007   The Essl Collection, Paul McCarthy: Tokyo Santa 1996/2004, Klosterneuburg, Austria (solo)
2007   Middelheim Sculpture Museum, Paul McCarthy – Air Born / Air Borne / Air Pressure, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
2007   Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Paul McCarthy – Damon McCarthy. Portfolios, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2007   ARoS Aarhus Museum of Art, Paul McCarthy – Head Shop/Shop Head, Aarhus, Denmark (solo)
2007   European Media Art Festival, Final Cut – Medienkunst und Kino, Osnabrück, Germany
2006   Moderna Museet, Paul McCarthy, Stockholm, Sweden
2005   Haus der Kunst, Paul McCarthy, Munich, Germany
2004   CAC, Paul McCarthy, Malaga, Spain
2004   Van Abbemuseum, Paul McCarthy. Brain Box – Dream Box, Eindhoven, Netherlands
2003   Hauser & Wirth London, Paul McCarthy, Piccadilly Circus, London, England
2003   Lyon Biennal, Lyon, France
2003   Tate Modern, Paul McCarthy at Tate Modern, London, England
2002   Astrup Fearnly Museum of Modern Art, Passenger. The Viewer as Participant, Oslo, Norway
2002   Essor Gallery Limited, Mapping The Process, London, England
2002   Kunstraum Innsbruck, Plus Ultra', Innsbruck, Austria
2002   Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Paul McCarthy & Jason Rhoades. Shit Plug, Zurich, Switzerland
2002   Luhring Augustine Gallery, Paul McCarthy. Clear Thoughts, New York, NY
2002   De Hallen, Frans Halsmuseum, Paul McCarthy. Videos und Fotografien, Haarlem, Netherlands
2002   Butler Gallery, Paul McCarthy. Videos, Kilkenny, Ireland
2001   Tate Liverpool, Paul McCarthy', Liverpool, England
2001   Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Paul McCarthy, Pirate Drawings, Zurich, Switzerland
2001   Kunstverein Hamburg, Paul McCarthy. Videos und Fotografien, Hamburg, Germany
2001   Villa Arson, Paul McCarthy, Nice, France
2001   Deitch Projects, Paul McCarthy The Garden, New York, NY
2001   Public Art Fund (IBM Building), The Box, New York, NY
2001   Luhring Augustine Gallery, Paul McCarthy, New York, NY
2001   Museo Rufino Tamayo, Let's Entertain: Life's Guilty Pleasures, Mexico City, Mexico
2001   Harvard University Art Museum, Extreme Connoisseurship, Cambridge, MA
2001   Chac Mool Gallery, Group Show, West Hollywood, CA
2000   Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Drawings 2000, New York, NY
2000   Galeria OMR, Pinturas amuebladas, Mexico City, Mexico
2000   Ikon Gallery, Lost, Birmingham, United Kingdom
2000   New Museum of Contemporary Art, Paul McCarthy, New York, NY
2000   MOCA Geffen Contemporary, 'Heidi File', Los Angeles, CA
2000   MOCA, Paul McCarthy, Los Angeles, CA
2000   Patrick Painter, Inc., Heidi File, Santa Monica, CA
2000   George's, The Fashion Show, Los Angeles, CA
1999   Sammlung Hauser und Wirth in der Lokremise St. Gallen, Dimensions of the Mind, St. Gall, Switerland
1998   Museum of Contemporary Art, Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979', Los Angeles, USA
Literature
2008   Barret, Terry, 'Why is that Art?. Aesthetics and criticism of Contemporary Art', Oxford, University Press, 2007, pp. 186-197, ill.
2007   Franke Melanie, Knapstein, Gabriele, 'there is never a stop and never a finsh. In memoriam Jason Rhoades', Cologne: Dumont, 2007, ill. (exh. cat.) Heiser, Jörg, 'Plötzlich diese Uebersicht. Was gute Zeitgenössische Kunst ausmacht', Berlin, claassen/ Ulstein Buchverlage, 2007, pp. 74-82
2006   Lewis, Angharad, '2006 - A Year in Exhibitions', Grafik, London, December 1, 2006, pp. 80-83, ill.
2006   Hultkrans, Andrew, Schambelan, Elizabeth (eds.), 'Where are we going?' Palazzo Grassi, Skira editore PA, Italy, 2006, pp. 238-9, ill. (exh. cat)
2006   Mezil, Eric (ed.), 'Figures de l'acteur. Le Paradoxe du Comedian', Collection Lambert en Avignon, Editions Gallimard, Paris, 2006, p. 218, ill. (exh. cat.)
2006   Af Petersens, Magnus; McCarthy Paul (eds.), 'HEAD SHOP/SHOP HEAD', Germany, Steidl/Moderna Museet, 2006, ill. (exh. cat)
2006   Hopkins, David, 'Dada's Boy's', Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, 2006, pp 77-84, ill. (exh. cat)
2006   Nemitz, Barbara, 'Pink: The Exposed Color in Contemporary Art and Culture', Ostfildern-Ruit/GER: Hatje Cantz, 2006, pp. 216-219, ill.
2006   Cattelan, Gioni, Subotnick (eds.), 'Of Mice and Men - (4th Berlin Biennial)', Germany: Hatje Cantz/KW Berlin, 2006, pp.174-175 ill. (exh. cat)
2006   Bonami. Francesco. Canarutto, Sarah, 'Infinite Painting', Villa Manin Centro d' Arte Contemporanea, Italy, 2006, pp.114-177, ill. [exh. cat.]
2006   Hol, Michael Juul, Kold, Anders (eds.), 'Sip My Ocean', Denmark: Louisiana Museum of Art, 2006, pp. 94-99, ill. (exh. cat)
2006   Grenier, Catherine (ed.), 'Los Angeles - 1955-1985', Paris: Editions du Centre Pompidou, 2006, pp. 217, 239, 262, 279, 278, 331 ill.(exh. cat)
2005   Rosenthal, Stephanie [ed.), 'LaLa Land Parody Paradise', Ostfildern-Ruit: Haus der Kunst/Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2005, ill (exh. cat.)
2005   'Figur Skulptur', [texts by Essl, Karlheinz, Fleck, Robert, Hoffer, Andreas, Binder, Lucia], Klosterneuburg: Edition Sammlung Essl Privatstiftung, 2005, ill. (exh. cat.)
2005   Bätzer, Nike, Kunstmuseum Lichtenstein (ed.), 'Faites vos jeux: Kunst und Spiel seit Dada', Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz Verlag, pp. 126¡V127, ill. (exh. cat.)
2005   Macel, Christine (ed.), 'Dionysiac', Paris: Éditions du Centre Pompidou, 2005 (exh.cat.), ill.
2005   Blazwick, Iwona, Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn, Coen, Ester (et al.), 'Faces in the Crowd: Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today', Milan: Skira, 2005 (exh. cat.), p. 237, ill.
2005   Grosenick Uta, Riemschneider Burkhard (ed.), 'ART NOW, Vol. 2', Cologne: Taschen, 2005, pp. 276-279, ill.
2005   Husslein-Arco Agnes (ed.), 'Les Grands Spectacles', Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2005, p. 66, p. 244, p. 253, ill.
2005   Kraus Chris, Tumlir Jan, McFadden Jane (ed.), 'LA Artland', London: Black Dog Publishing Limited, 2005, pp. 204¡V205, ill.
2005   Nobus, Dany, Quinn Malcolm, Knowing Nothing, 'Staying Stupid', London/New York: Routledge, 2005, ill. (cover)
2005   Stiles, Christine, 'Paul McCarthy: Kristine Stiles in Conversation' [interview], Press PLAY: Contemporary Artists in Conversation, London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2005, pp. 449-461, ill.
2005   Bidner, Stefan, Feuerstein, Thomas (eds.), 'Plus ultra: Jenseits der Moderne?/Beyond Modernity?', Frankfurt am Main: Revolver, 2005, pp. 83-87, ill.
2004   La maison rouge - fondation Antoine de Galbert (ed.), 'Central Station: La collection Harald Falckenberg', Paris: La maison rouge, Fage éditions, 2004, pp. 62-63, ill.
2004   Karabelnik, Marianne (ed.), 'Stripped Bare: The Body Revealed in Contemporary Art', New York: Merrell, 2004, pp. 244-249, ill.
2004   McCarthy, Paul, 'Tokyo Santa' [artist's book], Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2004
2004   Meyer-Hermann, Eva, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga (ed.), 'Paul McCarthy: Brain Box Dream Box', Málaga: Ayuntamiento, 2004 (exh. cat.)
2004   Kellein, Thomas, Lampe, Angela (ed.), 'Das grosse Fressen: Von Pop bis heute', Bielefeld: Kunsthalle Bielefeld, pp. 82-87, ill. (exh. cat.)
2004   Clair, Jean (ed.), 'The Great Parade', New Haven/London: Yale University Press/Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 2004 (exh. cat.), p. 40, pp. 164-165, ill.
2004   Vissault, Maïté/Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Münster (ed.), .cremers.haufen, Bielefeld: Kerber Verlag, 2004, p. 208, p. 233, ill. (exh. cat.)
2003   Biesenbach, Klaus, London, Barbara (ed.), 'Video Acts: Single Channel Works from the Collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and New Art Trust', Long Island City: P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, 2003, pp. 199–205, ill. (exh. cat.)
2003   Dziewior, Yilmaz (ed.), 'Paul McCarthy: Video', Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2003 (exh. cat.)
2003   Espai d’art Contemporanei de Castello, 'Micropolitics: Art and Everyday Life', Vanecia: Espai d’art Contemporanei de Castello, 2003 (exh. cat.)
2003   Raspail, Thierry (ed.), Avant, Dijon: Les Presses du Réel/Fage Éditions, 2003, pp. 100–105, pp. 188–199, ill. (exh. cat.)
2003   Tate Modern, Paul McCarthy at Tate Modern, London: Tate Publishing, 2003 (exh. cat.)
2003   Unterdörfer, Michaela, Winzen, Matthias (ed.), (In the Search of) The Perfect Love, Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2003, pp. 96–125, ill. (exh. cat.)
2003   Dercon, Chris, Weski, Thomas (ed.) Partners, Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2003
2003   Engelbach, Barbara, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen (ed.), McCarthy, Paul, Hammer, Oranges, Apple [Artist’s book] Frankfurt am Main: Revolver Verlag 2003
2003   Jouannais, Jean-Yves, L’Idiotie: Art, vie, politique – méthode, Paris: Beaux Arts Magazine/Livres, 2003, pp. 33, 67, 212, 221, 256, 270
2003   McCarthy, Paul, “Témoignages”, Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris (ed.), Francis Picabia: Singulier Idéal, Paris/Arles: Actes Sud, 2003
2002   Butler Gallery (ed.), Paul McCarthy: Video tapes, Kilkenny: Butler Gallery, 2002 (exh. cat.)
2002   CAN (ed.), “Sans consentement”, Crash, no. 22, Paris, 2002, pp. 84–85, ill. (exh. cat.)
2002   De Pury & Luxembourg (ed.), Ahead of the 21st Century: The Pisces Collection, Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, 2002, pp. 8–9, 110–119, ill. (exh. cat.)
2002   Neues Museum Weserburg (ed.), Kunst nach Kunst, Bremen: Neues Museum Weserburg, 2002, p. 148–152, ill. (exh. cat.)
2002   Schirn-Kunsthalle Frankfurt/Hollein, Max, Grunenberg, Christoph (ed.), Shopping: 100 Jahre Kunst und Konsum, Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, 2002, p. 244, ill. (exh. cat.)
2002   Unterdörfer, Michaela (ed.), The House of Fiction: Sammlung Hauser und Wirth/3, Nuremberg: Verlag für moderne Kunst, 2002, pp. 42, 105, ill. (exh. cat.)
2002   Villa Arson (ed.), Paul McCarthy, Nice: Pinocchio, 2002, ill. (exh. cat.)
2002   Archer Michael, Art Since 1960: New Edition, London: Thames & Hudson, 2002
2002   Beil, Ralf, Künstlerküche, Lebensmittel als Kunstmaterial – von Schiele bis Jason Rhoades, Cologne: Dumont Verlag, 2002
2002   Fundacion “la Caixa”, ___ [Catalogue Raisonne – Collection of Fundacion “la Caixa”], Barcelona: Grafiques Iberia, 2002 (2 volumes)
2002   Luc, Virginie, ART à MORT, Paris: Éditions Leo Scheer, October 2002
2002   Morris, Simon, Sinning: De-centering the Self [no publisher-art piece, book dedicated to Paul McCarthy], November 2002
2001   Association le printemps de septembre (ed.), Printemps de septembre: Théâtres du Fantastique, Arles/Paris: Éditions Actes Sud, 2001, pp. 44–45, 72, ill. (exh. cat.)
2001   Des Moines Art Center (ed.), My Reality: Contemporary Art and the Culture of Japanese Animation, Iowa: Des Moines Art Center, 2001, ill. (exh. cat.)
2001   Haenlein, Carl, Ahrens, Carsten (ed.), Ziviler Ungehorsam: Sammlung Falckenberg, Hanover: Kestner Gesellschaft, 2001, pp. 78, ill. (exh.cat.)
2001   Secession (ed.), Projekt Fassade: 28.2.–16.10.2000/Wiener Secession, Isolde Charim: Eleonora Louis, Vienna: Wiener Secession, 2001, pp. 30–31, ill. (exh. cat.)
2001   Parfait, Françoise, Vidéo: Un art contemporain, Paris: Édition du Regard, 2001
2001   Pellegrin, Julie, “L’Objet humain: Simulation et manipulation dans l'oeuvre de Paul McCarthy”, Centre Choréographique National de Grenoble (ed.), Corps/objet: Sur le rapport du corps artificiel, Grenoble: Centre Choréographique National de Grenoble, October 2001, pp. 10–13, ill.
2001   Sties, Kristine, Uncorrupted Joy: Art Actions, Art History and Social Values, 2001
2001   Wege, Astrid, Art Now, Cologne: Taschen, 2001, pp. 106–107, ill.
2001   ___, A Creative Legacy: A History of the National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artists Fellowship Program 1966–1995, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2001
2000   Capc – Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux (ed.), Présumés innocents: L'art contemporain et l'enfance, Bordeaux, 2000, pp. 24, 31, 58, ill. (exh. cat.)
2000   Dickhoff, Wilfried, König, Kasper (ed.), In Between: Das Kunstprojekt der EXPO 2000, Cologne: DuMont Verlag, 2000, pp. 68–81, ill. (exh. cat.)
2000   IKON Gallery (ed.), Lost, Birmingham: IKON Gallery, 2000, p. 69, ill. (exh. cat.)
2000   Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein (ed.), Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, [text by Friedemann Malsch, Christine Meyer-Stoll + et al.], Zurich: ProLitteris, 2000, pp. 43–44, ill. (exh. cat.)
2000   Meyer-Hermann, Eva (ed.), Paul McCarthy “Dimensions of the Mind”: The Denial and the Desire in the Spectacle, Cologne: Oktagon/ St. Gallen: Sammlung Hauser und Wirth, 2000, ill. (exh. cat.)
2000   New Museum of Contemporary Art (ed.), Paul McCarthy, New York/Ostfildern-Ruit: New Museum of Contemporary Art/Hatje Cantz, 2000, ill. (exh. cat.)
2000   The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (ed.), Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy Collaborative Works [text by Phillip Monk, Ann Goldstein + et al.], Toronto, 2000 (exh. cat.)
2000   Walker Art Center (ed.), Let's Entertain: Life's Guilty Pleasures, Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2000, ill. (exh. cat.)
2000   Barth, Miles, Merritt, Raymond (ed.), A Thousand Houndes, Cologne: Taschen, 2000
2000   Bauman, Gillick, Grosz, Groys, Kay, Rushkoff [et al.], Fresh Cream: Contemporary Art in Culture, London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2000, p. 394
2000   Bonami, Francesco, Frisa, Maria Luisa, Tonchi, Stefano (ed.), Uniform Order and Disorder, Milan: Edizioni Charta/Pitti Immagine, 2000, pp. 244–245, ill.
2000   Buck, Louisa, Moving Targets 2: A User’s Guide to British Art Now, London: Tate Publishing, 2000
2000   Fineberg, Jonathan, Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2000
2000   Franzen, Brigitte, Die Vierte Natur: Garten in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2000
2000   Guasch, Anna Maria, El arte último del siglo XX: Del posminimalismo al lo multicultural, Madrid: Alianza Forma, 2000, cover, ill.
2000   Montano, Linda M., Performance Artists Talking in the Eighties, Barkeley: University of California Press, 2000
2000   Sanders, Mark, Star Culture, London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2000
2000   Warr, Tracey, Jones, Amelia (ed.), The Artist’s Body, London: Phaidon Press Limited, ill.
2000   ___, Dazed/Confused, London: Booth-Clibborn Editions, 2000

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