Tag Archives: Paul McCarthy

Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Hello/Goodbye)," 2014; digital print on vinyl; Hammer Museum  installation. Courtesy the artist and Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

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Weekly Roundup

Barbara Kruger and Fred Wilson appropriate and critique, Alfredo Jaar and Krzysztof Wodiczko re-frame history, John Baldessari shares some of his favorite things, and more.

David Altmejd. "The Flux and The Puddle," 2014. Plexiglas, quartz, polystyrene, expandable foam, epoxy clay, epoxy gel, resin, synthetic hair, clothing, leather shoes, thread, mirror, plaster, acrylic paint, latex paint, metal wire, glass eyes, sequin, ceramic, synthetic flowers, synthetic branches, glue, gold, feathers, steel, coconuts, aqua resin, burlap, lighting system including fluorescent lights, Sharpie ink, wood
129 x 252 x 281 inches (327.7 x 640.1 x 713.7 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY.

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Weekly Roundup

David Altmejd’s builds a new complex, Mark Dion explores ocean debris, Jessica Stockholder speaks in Chicago, and more in this week’s roundup.

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Center Field: Art in the Middle

Reenactment and Mourning: Old Roads to Gary Indiana

Center Field: Art in the Middle

Reenactment and Mourning: Old Roads to Gary Indiana

Chicago-based columnist Caroline Picard looks back on an artist’s tribute to Michael Jackson and “the complex network surrounding Jackson’s stardom.”

Krzysztof Wodiczko. "Hirshhorn Projection," 1988-2000. Public projection: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Lelong.

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Weekly Roundup

Paul McCarthy in New York, Richard Serra in Montana, Kerry James Marshall in D.C., Mika Tajima in East Hampton…

Raymond Pettibon. "No Title (Safe he called…)," 2010. Courtesy the artist, the High Line and David Zwirner, New York/London.

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Weekly Roundup

Raymond Pettibon quotes rapper Notorious B.I.G., Ai Weiwei pitches 1,000 tents, Paul McCarthy has multiple exhibitions in New York City, and more.

Paul McCarthy, “White Snow, Bookends,” black walnut, 2013. Image: twi-ny/mdr

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Size Matters

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Size Matters

Teaching students about scale in a work of art is “a tricky thing for art educators.”

Cao Fei. "House of Treasures" 2013. Photo by Laurent Fievet.

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Weekly Roundup

Cao Fei celebrates abundance, Julie Mehretu has two concurrent solo shows, Raymond Pettibon and Judy Pfaff are honored, and much more.

Florian Maier-Aichen. "Untitled," 2013. Courtesy the artist and the Gagosian Gallery.

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Florian Maier-Aichen employs the splatter, Barbara Kruger and Shahzia Sikander discuss their artwork, Matthew Barney presents works on paper, and more. Florian Maier-Aichen is presenting his …

Kara Walker. "The Theater" from 'Rise Up Ye Mighty Race', 2012. Courtesy the artist and the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Weekly Roundup

Kara Walker exhibits in Chicago, Ann Hamilton shows new textile-inspired prints, Fred Wilson receives a Mayor’s Award—all this and more in our Weekly Roundup.

Wolfgang Tillmans. Moby Lying, 1993. Inkjet print. Courtesy the artist and Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

Alchemy of Inspiration

Alchemy of Inspiration I Sex, Skater Kids, and Gap Plaid: NYC in 1993

Alchemy of Inspiration

Alchemy of Inspiration I Sex, Skater Kids, and Gap Plaid: NYC in 1993

Jessica Lott reviews the “richly compelling, cohesive, and yet evasive” exhibition “NYC 1993,” now on view at the New Museum.

John Baldessari. "Learn to dream," 2013. Courtesy Arts Matter and the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education; Photo by Victor Treato.

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Weekly Roundup

This week, John Baldessari’s artwork covers L.A. buses; Kara Walker and Yinka Shonibare MBE say it loud and proud in Florida, and lots more.

Kiki Smith. Everywhere (Sitting Fawn), 2010. Courtesy of the artist and the Barbara Gross Galerie.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Kiki Smith, Marina Abramovic, Matthew Barney, and other artists featured in Art21′s programs and documentaries.

Ai Weiwei. “Cube Light”, 2008. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Cindy Sherman, Richard Tuttle, Shahzia Sikander and other artists featured in Art21 documentaries and programs.

Mash Up: Collage from 1930 to the present, Installation view East Gallery L & M Arts.  Courtesy L & M Arts.

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | Mash Up: Collage from 1930 to the present at L & M Arts

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | Mash Up: Collage from 1930 to the present at L & M Arts

Lily Simonson reviews a group show featuring collage works by Art21 artists John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger, Mark Bradford, and Paul McCarthy.

Alfred Barr, with MOMA's art.

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | The MOCA Debacle: What Does ‘Visually Stimulating’ Even Mean?

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | The MOCA Debacle: What Does ‘Visually Stimulating’ Even Mean?

Catherine Wagley on Paul Schimmel’s controversial departure from the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles.

Doris Salcedo. A Flor de Piel 2011 - 2012. Image courtesy the artist and White Cube

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Doris Salcedo, Do Ho Suh, Paul McCarthy and other artists featured in Art21′s programs.

"Just 3 Boyz" from "Funny or Die Presents".  From Left to Right: Tim Heidecker, Zach Galifiniakis, Eric Wareheim

Just Us Boyz

Just Us Boyz

John P. Hogan looks back at Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley’s seminal video “Family Tyranny/Cultural Soup” through the lens of internet comedy duo Tim and Eric.

Jimmy Fallon as Neil and Bruce as Bruce circa 1985

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Sexy and I Know It

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Sexy and I Know It

Jimmy Fallon, in case you haven’t already seen this, does one hell of a Neil Young impression.

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Exclusive | Paul McCarthy: Chaos & Debauchery

Exclusive | Paul McCarthy: Chaos & Debauchery

In Art21′s latest Exclusive video, two of Paul McCarthy’s longtime assistants describe the process of sculpting, molding, and fabricating the artist’s large-scale works.

Allora & Calzadilla. Body in Flight (Delta), 2011, U.S. Pavilion, 54th International Art Exhibition, presented by the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Photo by Andrew Bordwin.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup features the latest news on Allora & Calzadilla, William Kentridge, Cai Guo-Qiang, and other artists featured in Art21′s programs.

The MCA’s “This Will Have Been” and the Subjectivity of History

The MCA’s “This Will Have Been” and the Subjectivity of History

Westin reviews a new exhibition surveying the art of the 1980s that includes the work of numerous artists featured in “Art in the Twenty-First Century.”

Kiki Smith. Blue Moon III, 2011. Cast 1 of 3. © Kiki Smith/ Courtesy The Pace Gallery Photo courtesy of Melissa Christy / Walla Walla Foundry.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Kiki Smith, Paul McCarthy, Laurie Anderson and other Art21 artists.

Paul McCarthy, "White Snow and Dopey, Wood", 2011. Image: artobserved.com

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Working with Memory

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Working with Memory

Working with memory presents challenges, like many themes and ideas we choose to teach with, that are terribly difficult to get rolling without an organized, broad and juicy introduction. This week’s column explores how looking back can help with planning forward for better introductions to thematic units.

Do Ho Suh. Fallen Star (sketch), 2011. Courtesy of the artist and The Stuart Collection, University of California, San Diego.

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Do Ho Suh addresses displacement and “home,” Bruce Nauman finds inspiration in Native America, Jason Schwartzman celebrates John Baldessari, and more. Do Ho Suh‘s Fallen Star is under …

Allora & Calzadilla. THE STATE: The Coming Insurrection

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Allora & Calzadilla explore causes of discontent, Paul McCarthy channels aggression, the Red Hot Chili Peppers pay homage to Raymond Pettibon, Laurie Anderson is sampled, and …

Mike Kelley and Michael Smith. "A Voyage of Growth and Discovery." Installation view: Sculpture Center, Long Island, New York, 2009.

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Mike Kelly navigates the Burning Man, Mark Dion reimagines the humanities, Krzysztof Wodiczko interviews anonymous war veterans, and more. Mike Kelley and longtime friend Michael Smith …

Robert Adams. "Arriba," 1966. © Robert Adams, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery and Matthew Marks Gallery; "Longmont, Colorado," 1979. Yale University Art Gallery.

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, a Robert Adams retrospective, Mark Dion’s site-specific production, Josiah McElheny’s abstract film reflections, new sculptures by Richard Serra, and much more. Robert Adams: The Place We Live, …

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Problematic: Answering Questions with Questions

Problematic | The Artist As Entrepreneur

Problematic: Answering Questions with Questions

Problematic | The Artist As Entrepreneur

Most artists assume the role of an artist, perhaps by going to school, perhaps by having a studio, or not. Bruce Nauman made it simple by deciding that anything he …

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Paul McCarthy: “Central Symmetrical Rotation Movement”

Paul McCarthy: “Central Symmetrical Rotation Movement”

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #142: Artist Paul McCarthy discusses his interest in art as political theater and his sculptures as akin to amusement …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Absolutely Uncertain

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Absolutely Uncertain

Since you can’t swing a cat without hitting a picture of Charlie Sheen at this point, I thought I’d choose a classic for today’s column. I mean, Art21 shouldn’t be …

John Baldessari x-mas

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Just in time for the holiday season, this week’s roundup brings to you plenty of news, including last-minute gift ideas such as President Obama’s children’s book homage to Maya Lin, …

Paul McCarthy: Art & Entertainment

Paul McCarthy: Art & Entertainment

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #132: Filmed in his Los Angeles studio alongside his son and frequent collaborator Damon McCarthy, artist Paul McCarthy reflects …

Paul McCarthy

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, William Kentridge receives the Kyoto Prize! Louise Bourgeois, Jeff Koons, Mike Kelley, and Paul McCarthy have childish things on exhibition and more! William Kentridge has been …

Paul McCarthy: “Black & White Tapes”

Paul McCarthy: “Black & White Tapes”

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #128: Interviewed in his Los Angeles studio, Paul McCarthy discusses the genesis of his Black and White Tapes (1970–75), …

Elizabeth Murray

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Elizabeth Murray lands, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle and Jessica Stockholder speak, Mark Bradford and Paul McCarthy highlight L.A., and more. Don’t forget to mark your calendars to view …

Jenny Holtzer

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Weekly Roundup

Soon after last week’s roundup went live, I discovered a Jenny Holzer event happening in my backyard.  In this week’s roundup, CNN shows William Kentridge drawing apartheid, Scotland shows William …