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DAC Collection Artist Information

Paul McCarthy

American performance artist, sculptor, video artist, and photographer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Provocative artist first known for his performance pieces dealing with taboos, childhood myths, and issues of human psyche and behavior, and in later career for his monumental sculptures and installations dealing with similar themes.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115653.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Paul McCarthy:

Paul McCarthy Sweet Roll Body Smear, Piccadilly Circus, London, 2003 (published 2009) Archival pigment print
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