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Paul McCarthy
(American, 1945)
 
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Born in Salt Lake City UT, 1945
University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA, 1973
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA, 1969
University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT, 1966-68
Lives and works in Los Angeles CA


Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017
Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, 'WS Spinoffs, Wood Statues, Brown
Rothkos', Los Angeles CA
Fundació Gaspar, 'WS & CSSC, Drawings and Paintings', Barcelona, Spain
Fondazione Giorgio Cini, 'Paul McCarthy and Christian Lemmerz: New Media (Virtual Reality Art)', Venice, Italy
Deitch Projects, 'Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley: Heidi, Midlife Crisis
Trauma Center and Negative Media-Engram Abreaction Release Zone 1992', New York NY
Kukje Gallery ‘Paul McCarthy: Cut Up and Silicone, Female Idol, WS’, Seoul, Korea

2016
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Raw Spinoffs Continuations’ New York NY
Xavier Hufkens, ‘White Snow & Coach Stage Stage Coach Spinoffs’, Brussels, Belgium
Lokremise, ‘Paul McCarthy’, St.Gallen, Switzerland
Henry Art Gallery, ‘Paul McCarthy: White Snow, Wood Sculptures’, Seattle WA

2015
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, ‘Full Exposure: Paul and Damon McCarthy’s Pirate Party’, Durham NC
The Renaissance Society, ‘Paul McCarthy. Drawings’, Chicago IL
Volksbühne, ‘Rebel Dabble Babble’, Berlin, Germany 
Schinkel Pavillon, ‘Paul McCarthy’, Berlin, Germany 
Economou Collection, ‘Inbetween. Baselitz – McCarthy’, Athens, Greece
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Paul McCarthy: Spin Offs: White Snow WS, Caribbean Pirates CP’, Zurich, Switzerland
Art & Public – Cabinet P.H., ‘Paul McCarthy. Photographs 1977 – 1996’, Geneva, Switzerland

2014
Monnaie de Paris, ‘Chocolate Factory’, Paris, France
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Paul McCarthy – WS SC’, London, England
Galleri F15, ‘Paul McCarthy – Ketchup and Blood’, Moss, Norway
Marlborough Monaco, ‘Mike Bouchet & Paul McCarthy – Double Deck Monty Carlo’, Monaco, Monaco
Space Studios, ‘Paul McCarthy: Black and White Tapes’, London, England
Portikus, ‘Mike Bouchet & Paul McCarthy’, Frankfurt, Germany
Galerie Parisa Kind, ‘Mike Bouchet & Paul McCarthy’, Frankfurt, Germany

2013
8. Salon, ‘Andy Hope 1930, Paul McCarthy. Down Show Show Down’, Hamburg, Germany
Park Avenue Armory, ‘WS’, New York NY
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Rebel Dabble Babble’, New York NY
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Life Cast’, New York NY
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Sculptures’, New York NY

2012
Hauser & Wirth, ‘PROPO’, Zurich, Switzerland
Peder Lund, ‘White Snow’, Oslo, Norway
Neue Nationalgalerie, ‘Paul McCarthy. The Box’, Berlin, Germany
The Box, ‘Rebel Dabble Babble’, Los Angeles CA
Kukje Gallery, ‘Paul McCarthy, Nine Dwarves’, Seoul, South Korea

2011
Hauser & Wirth, ‘The Dwarves and The Forests’, New York NY
Hauser & Wirth, ‘The King, The Island, The Train, The House, The Ship’, London, England
KÖR Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Kunsthalle Wien, ‘Skulptur: Paul McCarthy “Henry Moore Bound to Fail”’, Vienna, Austria
Hammer Museum, ‘Paul McCarthy; White Snow Dwarf (Dopey # 1), Los Angeles CA
Charles Riva Collection, ‘Paul McCarthy – Selected Works’, Bruxelles, Belgium

2010
Sammlung Friedrichshof, ‘Caribbean Pirates – in collaboration with Damon McCarthy’, Zurndorf, Austria
L&M Arts, ‘Three Sculptures’, Los Angeles CA
Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, ‘Pig Island’, Milan, Italy

2009
Hauser & Wirth New York, ‘White Snow’, New York NY
De Uithof, City of Utrecht, ‘Paul McCarthy – Air Pressure’, Netherlands
Hauser & Wirth Zürich, ‘Paul McCarthy’, Switzerland
KUMU Eesti Kunstimuuseum, ‘Paul McCarthy & Benjamin Weissman – Quilting Sessions’, Tallinn, Estonia (Travelling Exhibition)
Salt Lake Art Center, ‘Contemporary trends in video art – Paul McCarthy’, Salt Lake City UT
Zacheta National Gallery of Art, ‘Paul McCarthy & Benjamin Weissman – Quilting Sessions’, Warsaw, Poland (Travelling Exhibition)

2008
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Central Symmetrical Rotation Movement – Three Installations, Two Films’, New York NY
Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, ‘Paul McCarthy & Benjamin Weissman – Quilting Sessions’, Trento, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)

2007
Maccarone Gallery, ‘Paul McCarthy’s Chocolate Factory’, New York NY
S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, ‘Paul McCarthy – Head Shop / Shop Head’, Ghent, Belgium (Travelling Exhibition)
Essl Museum Kunst der Gegenwart, ‘Paul McCarthy: Tokyo Santa 1996/2004’, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Middelheim Sculpture Museum, ‘Paul McCarthy – Air Born / Air Borne / Air Pressure’, Antwerp, Belgium
Hauser & Wirth Zürich, ‘Paul McCarthy – Damon McCarthy. Portfolios’, Zurich, Switzerland
ARoS – Aarhus Museum of Art, ‘Paul McCarthy – Head Shop / Shop Head’, Denmark (Travelling Exhibition)

2006
Nyehaus, ‘Paul McCarthy. Between Beauty and the Beast. Sculptures, Drawings and Photographs’, New York NY
Moderna Museet, ‘Paul McCarthy – Head Shop / Shop Head’, Stockholm, Sweden (Travelling Exhibition)

2005
Whitechapel, Paul McCarthy: ‘LaLa land parody paradise’, London, England (Travelling Exhibition)
Haus der Kunst, Paul McCarthy: ‘LaLa land parodie paradies’, Munich, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)

2004
Van Abbemuseum, ‘Paul McCarthy: Brain Box – Dream Box’, Eindhoven, Netherlands (Travelling Exhibition)
CAC – Centro de Arte Contemporàneo, ‘Paul McCarthy: Brain Box – Dream Box’, Malaga, Spain (Travelling Exhibition)

2003
Hauser & Wirth London, ‘Paul McCarthy. Piccadilly Circus’, England
Tate Modern, ‘Paul McCarthy at Tate Modern’, London, England
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Paul McCarthy: Films and Video Works’, Oslo, Norway

2002
Sammlung Falckenberg, ‘Propposition’ (collaboration with Jason Rhoades), Hamburg, Germany
Hauser & Wirth Zürich, ‘Paul McCarthy & Jason Rhoades: Shit Plugs’, Switzerland
Luhring Augustine Gallery, ‘Paul McCarthy: Clean Thoughts’, New York NY
De Hallen, ‘Paul McCarthy: videowerken 1971-1999’, Haarlem, Netherlands
Butler Gallery, ‘Paul McCarthy: Videos’, Kilkenny, Ireland

2001
Kunstverein Hamburg, ‘Paul McCarthy: Videos und Fotografien’, Germany
Tate Liverpool, England
Hauser & Wirth Zürich, ‘Paul McCarthy, Pirate Drawings’, Switzerland
Villa Arson, Nice, France
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York NY
Deitch Projects, ‘Paul McCarthy – The Garden’, New York NY
Public Art Fund (IBM Building, 590 Madison Av at 56th Street), ‘Paul McCarthy – The Box’, New York NY
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York NY

2000
MOCA – The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles CA
Patrick Painter, Inc., ‘Heidi File’, Santa Monica CA
Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece
Wiener Secession, ‘Projekt Fassade’, Wien, Austria

1999
David Zwirner Gallery, ‘Proposition’ (collaboration with Jason Rhoades), New York NY
Sammlung Hauser und Wirth in der Lokremise St.Gallen, ‘Dimensions of the Mind’, Switzerland
Studio Guenzani, ‘Dead H and Early Performance Photographs’, Milan, Italy
Blum and Poe, ‘Tokyo Santa – Santa’s Trees’, Santa Monica CA

1998
Galerie Krinzinger, ‘Painter, Video and Drawings’, Vienna, Austria
Luhring Augustine Gallery, ‘Photographs-Performance Photographs and Video, 1969-1983’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Patrick Painter, Inc., ‘Photographs-Performance Photographs and Video, 1969-1983’, Santa Monica CA (Travelling Exhibition)

1997
Hauser & Wirth Zürich, ‘Santa Chocolate Shop’, Switzerland

1996
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Air de Paris, ‘Saloon’, France
Luhring Augustine Gallery, ‘Yaa-Hoo’, New York NY
Galerie Drantmann, ‘Video Works’, Brussels, Belgium
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, ‘Video and Drawings’, Copenhagen, Denmark

1995
Blum & Poe, ’5 Photographic Works, 1970-1974’, Santa Monica CA
Projects Room, Museum of Modern Art, ‘Painter’, New York NY
Art and Public, Geneva, Switzerland
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, ‘Tomato Head’, Berlin, Germany
Galeria Antoni Estrany, ‘Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour’, Barcelona, Spain (Travelling Exhibition)
Luhring and Augustine, ‘Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, ‘Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour’, Copenhagen, Denmark (Travelling Exhibition)
Esther Schipper Galerie, ‘Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour’, Cologne, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Studio Guenzani, ‘Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour’, Milan, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)
McKinney Art Center, ‘Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour’, Dallas TX (Travelling Exhibition)
Auckland City Art Gallery, ‘Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour’, New Zealand (Travelling Exhibition)
Ooe Landesmuseum, ‘Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour’, Linz, Austria (Travelling Exhibition)

1994
Air de Paris, ‘Pinocchio Pipenose Housholddilemma Tour’, France (Travelling Exhibition)
Le Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême, France
Air de Paris, Nice, France
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles CA
Galerie George-Philippe Vallois, Paris, France
Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

1993
Ynglingagatan 1 Gallery, ‘Video’, Stockholm, Sweden
Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
Buchholz und Buchholz, ‘The Dead Viking’, Cologne, Germany
Luring Augustine Gallery, Paul McCarthy, New York NY

1991
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles CA

1990
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles CA

1987
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles CA

1986
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles CA

1985
AAA Art, Los Angeles CA

1983
Cirque Divers, ‘Paintings’, Liège, Belgium

1982
LACE – Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, ‘Human Object’, Los Angeles CA

1979
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Exhibitions, ‘Contemporary Cure All’, Los Angeles CA
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Exhibitions, ‘Deadening’, Los Angeles CA