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Paul McCarthys Low Life Slow Life Paul McCarthy

Paul McCarthys Low Life Slow Life

Paul McCarthy

Published October 1st 2009
ISBN : 9780980205565
Paperback
640 pages
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Low Life Slow Life--a hefty, 640-page tome covering a two-part exhibition at San Franciscos CCA Wattis Institute curated by the Los Angeles-based artist Paul McCarthy--is packaged as an instantly recognizable recreation of a Tide box circa 1973. AnMoreLow Life Slow Life--a hefty, 640-page tome covering a two-part exhibition at San Franciscos CCA Wattis Institute curated by the Los Angeles-based artist Paul McCarthy--is packaged as an instantly recognizable recreation of a Tide box circa 1973. An artwork in itself, the book showcases a vast range of works that have influenced McCarthys career, presenting a personal map of his individual art history and philosophy. Included are works by John Altoon, Gunter Brus, Howard Fried, Dan Graham, Allan Kaprow, Rachel Khedoori, Yves Klein, Tetsumi Kudo, Yayoi Kusama, Maria Lassnig, Robert Mallary, Gustav Metzger, Yoko Ono, Lil Picard, Jason Rhoades, Dieter Roth, Barbara Smith, Stan VanDerBeek and Andy Warhol. The catalogue includes an interview with McCarthy and an essay on his work by Wattis Institute curator Jens Hoffmann.