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Paul McCarthy and Damon McCarthy: Caribbean Pirates

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‘Caribbean Pirates,’ an immense two-volume artist book by Paul McCarthy and his son Damon McCarthy, presents photographic documentation of ‘Frigate’ and ‘Houseboat,’ two works first begun in 2001 that take the lawlessness of piracy as a departure point. Exploring the ways bodies, sex, and violence all find themselves enmeshed in networks of cultural references – spanning from American consumerism to Disney and classical cinema – these works are an essential component of McCarthy’s acclaimed multidisciplinary practice, which merges performance, sculpture, photography, painting, video, installation, and virtual reality.

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  • English, Hardcover in slipcase 2 volumes
  • 29 x 40 cm
  • 408 and 160 pages
  • 9783863351939
  • April 2019

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Paul McCarthy and Damon McCarthy: Caribbean Pirates

Regular price
£138.00
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£138.00
Regular price
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The Artist

Paul McCarthy

Paul McCarthy is widely considered to be one of the most influential and groundbreaking contemporary American artists. Born in 1945, and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, he first established a multi-faceted artistic practice, which sought to break the limitations of painting by using unorthodox materials such as bodily fluids and food. He has since become known for visceral, often hauntingly humorous work in a variety of mediums – from performance, photography, film and video, to sculpture, drawing and painting.
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