Paul McCarthy Makes a Mess

A specially commissioned visual essay by the artist, ahead of his Hammer Museum retrospective

All images © Paul McCarthy. Courtesy: the artist and Hauser & Wirth; photographs: Fredrik Nilsen and Alex Stevens









This article first appeared in frieze issue 208 with the headline ‘NV Night Vater’.

Paul McCarthy is an artist who lives and works in Los Angeles, USA. His solo exhibition ‘Head Space, Drawings 1963–2019’ will be presented at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA, from 2 February to 10 May 2020. 

Issue 208

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