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Paul McCarthy 

Born in Salt Lake City, UT, 1945
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1973
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, 1969
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 1966 – 1968

Selected Solo Exhibitions

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

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

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

Hauser & Wirth, ‘The Dwarves, 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

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

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)

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)

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)




Benjamin Weissman 

Lives and works in Los Angeles

BFA, Post Studio Art, California Institute of the Arts, 1981

Selected Group Exhibitions

Another Cats Show, 356 S. Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA
Men in LA: Three Generations of Drawings, The Box, Los Angeles
A Public Fiction: Made in L.A., Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Valley Vista: Art in the San Fernando Valley,1970-1990, crd. by Damon Willick, CSUN
Four Figures, Marc Selwyn Gallery, 2014, curated by Tom Knechtel
Cherub, 2nd Cannons, curated by Andrew Berardini & Brian Kennon

The Pursuit of Happiness: Experiments in Radical Leisure; (w/David Humphrey), The Archives: A Ship in the Woods, Del Mar, CA., curated by Kiersten Puusemp

The Lateral Slip, curated by Jan Tumlir, Sweeney Art Gallery, UC Riverside
The Picture I Carry in My Head, curated by Terri Phillips, Cirrus Gallery

Pet Sounds, Walking on Elbows, curated by Mindy Shapiro, Anna Helwings Gallery
The Dogs, curated by Francesca Gabbiani, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery
100 Artists See God, traveling, ICA, Londo & elsewhere, curated by John Baldessari & Meg Cranston
Frozen Fears & The Axxxpressunizm Show, Vilma Gold Gallery, London
80 X 80 (in collaboration w/Damon McCarthy), Athens

Kohn: Youngstars, Galerie Krinzinger

Mapping the Process, Essor Gallery, London, in collaboration w/Paul McCarthy)
Homage to Rudolf Schwarzkogler, Galerie Krinzinger
Line Up: A drawing Show:  Lord Mori aka The Happy Lion
London is Balling, Bart Wells Institute