Paul Mccarthy

Paul Mccarthy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780714835525
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication date: 10/10/1996
Series: Contemporary Artists Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Paul McCarthy was born in 1945 in Salt Lake City, Utah and he currently lives and works in Los Angeles. He studied at the San Francisco Art Institute and the University of Southern California. McCarthy's artwork was brought to public attention in the 1970s with his performance pieces and works in film. Since then he has experimented with sculpture, installation and inflatable objects.

Dan Cameron is director of visual arts at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans. From 1995 to 2007 he was senior curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York. Cameron has organized exhibitions in Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Russia, Austria, Sweden and Mexico. He was artistic director for the 8th Istanbul Biennial (2003) and was one of the curators of the Taipei Biennial in Taiwan (2006). Cameron has written extensively on contemporary art in various publications, including Artforum, Arts Magazine and Parkett and has contributed to numerous museum catalogues.

Anthony Vidler is Dean of the Cooper Union School of Architecture and former professor and chairman of the Department of Art History and Architecture at the University of California, L.A. He is widely known for his essays on issues at the heart of the most pressing debates surrounding architecture today.

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