Paul McCarthy Retrospective at S.M.A.K. in Belgium

January 9th, 2008

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Paul McCarthy Carribean Pirates 2001-2005 via Hauser & Wirth

Head Shop/Shop Head, a Paul McCarthy Retrospective featuring works from 1966 – 2006 as well as a series of new works created especially for the exhibition is on view through February 17, 2008 at S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst/The Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art) in Ghent, Belgium.

Links:
Documentary on Paul McCarthy at S.M.A.K. [Worship the Glitch]
Paul McCarthy at S.M.A.K. [We Make Money Not Art]
Paul McCarthy [Wikipedia]

Videos from director and exhibition plus more photos after the jump

Director of S.M.A.K. talks about the importance of McCarthy:
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UO2Ts69vhn8[/youtube]

Official Trailer for Exhibition:
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXuFW4vm3EM[/youtube]

Spaghetti Man
Paul McCarthy Spaghetti Man 1993 via Hauser & Wirth

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Paul McCarthy Mechanical Pig 2005 via Hauser & Wirth