Anthony McCall

(British, born 1946)

between you and i by anthony mccall

Anthony McCall

Between you and I, 2006

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breath iii by anthony mccall

Anthony McCall

Breath III, 2005

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circulation figures by anthony mccall

Anthony McCall

Circulation Figures, 2011

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coupling by anthony mccall

Anthony McCall

Coupling, 2009

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crossing the hudson (august 23rd, the 63rd night) by anthony mccall

Anthony McCall

Crossing the Hudson (August 23rd, the 63rd night), 2009

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crossing the hudson (october 22, the 122nd night) by anthony mccall

Anthony McCall

Crossing the Hudson (October 22, the 122nd night), 2009

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earthwork by anthony mccall

Anthony McCall

Earthwork, 1972

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face to face by anthony mccall

Anthony McCall

Face to Face, 2013

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four figures by anthony mccall

Anthony McCall

Four Figures, 1975

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installation view of "breath: the vertical works" at hangar bicocca, milan, italy by anthony mccall

Anthony McCall

Installation view of "Breath: The Vertical Works" at Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy, 2009

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landscape for fire by anthony mccall

Anthony McCall

Landscape for Fire, 2006

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meeting you halfway by anthony mccall

Anthony McCall

Meeting You Halfway, 2009

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Biography

Timeline

1946
Born in St. Paul's Cray, England
1964 - 1968
Design studies at Ravenbourne-College of Art and Design, London
1975
Marie-Josi-Prize of the 5th International Experimental Film Competition in Knokke, Belgium for Line Describing a Cone
2006
Special Exhibition 2006 Award by the International Association of Art Critics (Germany)
2008
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
Since 1972
Experimental films and performances
Lives and works in New York

Exhibitions

2012
Anthony McCall: Meeting You Halfway II, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Anthony McCall: Five Minutes of Pure Sculpture, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Anthony McCall: You and I, Horizontal, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, in context of the event „Gegenwarts-Bildung“, Braunschweig, Germany (solo)
PROJECTED COLUMN, in the context of „London 2012 Cultural Olympiad“, Liverpool Docklands, Liverpool, GB (solo)
2011 - 2012
Electric Nights
, Laboral Centro de Arte, Asturias, Spain
Vertical Works, Ambika P3 Universityof Westminster, London (solo)
Installations and Works on Paper, Luciana Brito Galeria, São Paulo, Brasil (solo)
Between You and I, Collège des Bernardins, Paris, France (solo)
Off the Wall, Fundação Serralves, Porto, Portugal
The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image, Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain

Public Collections

Freunde der Deutschen Kinemathek e.V. / Arsenal Experimental, Berlin, Germany
Sammlung Falckenberg Collection of Art, Hamburg, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
The Margulies Collection, Miami, Florida
Collection Frac, Ile-de-France
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

Literature

2011
Jenkins, Bruce. Gordon Matta-Clark: Conical Intersect. London: Afterall Books, 2011
Schmidt, Gunnar. Weiche Displays: Projektionen auf Rauch, Wolken und Nebel. Berlin: Klaus Wagenbach, 2011
Philippe-Alain Michaud: The Geometric Cinema of Anthony McCall, 2011
2010
Berry, Ian, and Tom Lewis. Lives of the Hudson (Ausst. Kat.). Saratoga Springs, New York: The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, 2010
Devices of Wonder: Magic Lanterns and Painted Film: Four Centuries of Cinema (exh. Turin: Reggia di Venaria; and Paris: Cinémathèque Française, 2010
Luckow, Dirk. I Want to See How You See: Julia Stoschek Collection (exh. cat.). Hamburg: Deichtorhallen, 2010, pp. 88–89
2009
Comer, Stuart, ed. Film and Video Art. London: Tate Publishing, 2009
Foster, Hal. Anthony McCall: Breath [The Vertical Works]. Exhibition catalog published by Hangar Bicocca / Corraini, Milan, Italy, 2009.
2008
Brougher, Kerry, and Kelly Gordon. The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image (exh. cat.). Washington, D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum; and London: D Giles Limited, 2008
2007
Michelon, Olivier. Anthony McCall: Elements for a Retrospective 1972-1979 / 2003 – Musée de Rochechouart and Monografik Editions, Paris, France, 2007

Performances

1974
Two-Minute Drawing, November 30, The Kitchen, New York, New York.
Five-Minute Drawing, June 20, Art Meeting Place, London, England.
Fire Cycles III, June 9, Open-air performance, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, Engalnd.
1973
Fire Cycles II, September 3, Open-air performance, Fylkingen Society for Contemporary Music and Arts, Stockholm, Sweden.
Fire Cycles I, April 13, Open-air performance, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey.
Landscape for Fire IV, March 29, Open-air performance, Colchester School of Art, Colchester, England.
1972
Earthwork, December 19, Open-air performance, North Weald, England
Landscape for White Squares II, December 18, Open-air performance, North Weald, England.
Landscape for Fire III, November 30, Open-air performance, Oxford University, England.
Landscape for Fire II, August 27, Open-air performance, North Weald, England.