Paul McCarthy

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

By Paul McCarthy

‘The sheer farce of it. Wonderful. That was what made so much sense and felt so good’

By Max Porter
Projects
Paul McCarthy, Daddies Tomato Ketchup Inflatable, 2007. Installation view, ‘Paul McCarthy – Air Pressure’, De Uithof, City of Utrecht, Netherlands, 2009. Photo: Misha de Ridder © Paul McCarthy. Courtesy: the artist and Hauser & Wirth

Daddies Tomato Ketchup Inflatable (P13)

Somerset

20 Jan
7 May
Paul McCarthy, Painter, 1995, film still. Courtesy: the artist and Hauser & Wirth, London / New York / Zurich © Paul McCarthy 

Why are psychologists watching disturbing video art?

By Ned Beauman
Talks

The artist's talk with Chrissie Iles about their taboo-breaking work

Laura Poitras, My Country, My Country (Abu Ghraib Prison), 2006, film still. Courtesy: the artist

How art in 2013 reflected economic inequalities and suggested alternative ways forward

By Ben Davis
Christian Jankowski, Puppet Conference (2003), DVD still

Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, USA

By Nato Thompson

Various venues, Berlin, Germany

By Jörg Heiser

Michael Duncan on Paul McCarthy

By Michael Duncan