21 June 2017

City of London launches Sculpture in the City 2017

Sculpture in the City, the City of London’s annual public art programme set amongst some of London’s most iconic architectural landmarks, launches on 27 June including works by Paul McCarthy,Martin Creed and Ryan Gander.

9 March 2015

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US Artist Paul McCarthy Designs $30,000 Skateboard For Skateroom Charity

The American artist Paul McCarthy has collaborated with the Brussels-based charity initiative, The Skateroom, to create a series of skateboard designs for charity, the Wall Street Journal has reported. This skate culture oeuvre by the artist – numbering eleven McCarthy-designed skateboard decks – depicts images from the artist’s PROPO series. Speaking about this new series […]

28 October 2014

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Paul McCarthy Plays A Crazed Willy Wonka At Monnaie De Paris Pop-Up Chocolate Factory

With the recent removal of Paul Mccarthy’s ‘Tree’ sculpture from Place Vendome, in Paris after the Parisian meltdown that took place over the work as it resembled a particular type of sex toy; even causing an unknown assailant to slap McCarthy in the face – three times, and the sculpture to be vandalised and subsequently […]

25 October 2014

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Paul McCarthy Responds To ‘Sex Toy’ Sculpture Attacks

Infamous American artist Paul McCarthy has responded to the removal of his ‘Tree’ sculpture from Place Vendome, in Paris after the Parisian meltdown that took place last week over the work as it resembled a particular type of sex toy. It caused an unknown assailant to slap McCarthy in the face – three times, and […]

23 October 2014

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Critics Flash Mob To Defend McCarthy’s ‘Sex Toy’ Sculpture As French President Supports

The current dust-up around Paul McCarthy’s immense green ‘sex toy’ sculpture in Paris has divided opinion with either anger or fits of giggles being the resulting response, the giant inflatable sculpture that was reduced to a flaccid pile on one of Paris’s swankiest squares after vandals attacked the work has been reported as being permanently […]

22 October 2014

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Paul McCarthy’s ‘Sex Toy’ Sculpture Removed Permanently From Place Vendome In Paris

Paul McCarthy’s giant inflatable ‘sex toy’ sculpture that was reduced to a flaccid pile on one of Paris’s swankiest squares after vandals attacked the work, has been permanently removed by the artist. The sculpture entitled ‘Tree’ was on display at the Place Vendome in Paris, France – it was a massive, green, inflatable sculpture on […]

19 October 2014

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Vandals Deflate McCarthy’s ‘Sex Toy’ Sculpture In Paris

Paul McCarthy’s giant inflatable ‘sex toy’ sculpture was reduced to a flaccid lump of plastic on one of Paris’s swankiest squares on Saturday after vandals attacked the work. The sculpture entitled ‘Tree’ was on display at the Place Vendome in Paris, France – it was a massive, green, inflatable sculpture on the famous Paris square […]

18 October 2014

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McCarthy ‘Sex Toy’ Sculpture Causes Outrage In Paris

The sculpture entitled ‘Tree’ by US artist Paul McCarthy is on display at the Place Vendome in Paris, France – it is massive, green, inflatable sculpture on the famous Paris square and has raised a storm for its resemblance to a sex toy, with the artist even being attacked in the street; after being slapped […]

1 May 2012

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Damien Hirst & Antony Gormley To Headline Frieze New York

Frieze New York is only days away. And finally we are to get a glimpse of what this inaugural event holds in store, including details of the booths of big hitters. This inaugural event will take place between the 4–7 May 2012 on Randall’s Island, Manhattan, and promises ‘the most forward-thinking galleries from around the […]

11 April 2012

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Serious Contemporary Artists Who Flirt With The Erotic

Sex has preoccupied artists since the beginning of time – look no further than prehistoric Venus figurines! But today, despite the all-pervasiveness of sexualised imagery in contemporary culture, most artists merely knowingly nod towards baby-making rather than confronting this epidemic head on. So here are six artists bucking the trend…   Paul McCarthy Paul McCarthy’s […]

29 March 2012

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Yayoi Kusama To Headline Kiev Biennale Arsenale 2012

New artworks by Kusama and Phyllida Barlow, alongside major pieces by Ai Weiwei, Louise Bourgeois, Chapman Bros, and Paul McCarthy, to populate first Kiev international biennale ARSENALE 2012, the first international Kiev international Biennale, has today announced the list of artists and highlights of works to be included in the main programme. Dubbed ‘The Best […]

16 November 2011

Hail King Paul McCarthy

  Paul McCarthy’s energetic new London exhibition at Hauser & Wirth does not disappoint, turning out to be one of 2011’s ‘must-see’ shows Paul McCarthy’s major new exhibition at Hauser & Wirth is a joyous sprawl of pop cultural reference, creaky robotics, and splayed legs. Straddling both the Savile Row and Piccadilly galleries, as well […]

26 September 2011

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Paul McCarthy New London Exhibition for November

The King, The Island, The Dwarves, The Train  Hauser & Wirth London Hauser & Wirth is mounting an exhibition of major new works and some of the most significant sculptures and installations by Los Angeles- based artist Paul McCarthy, including the ambitious ‘Pig Island’. Spanning both the Savile Row and Piccadilly galleries, this exhibition showcases […]