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Paul McCarthy    (American, 1945)

 Paul McCarthy - Boy (Sculptures) h: 27.6 x w: 15.8 x d: 13.8 in / h: 70.1 x w: 40.1 x d: 35.1 cm
Paul McCarthy
Boy 1994
 
 Paul McCarthy - Spaghetti Man/Tomato Head Hands (Sculptures) h: 20 x w: 7 x d: 4 in / h: 50.8 x w: 17.8 x d: 10.2 cm
Paul McCarthy
Spaghetti Man/Tomato Head Hands 2000-2001
 
 

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

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)
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2006 Af Petersens, Magnus; McCarthy Paul (eds.), 'HEAD SHOP/SHOP HEAD', Germany, Steidl/Moderna Museet, 2006, ill. (exh. cat)
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2006 Bonami. Francesco. Canarutto, Sarah, 'Infinite Painting', Villa Manin Centro d' Arte Contemporanea, Italy, 2006, pp.114-177, ill. [exh. cat.]
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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.)
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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.)
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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.
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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
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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.)
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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
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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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