Paul McCarthy (b. 1945)

Lot 227: Paul McCarthy (b. 1945)

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Description: Paul McCarthy (b. 1945) Dead Viking acrylic fur, wood, rubber and found costume 12 x 72 x 24 in. (30.4 x 183 x 61 cm.) Executed in 1992.
Exhibited: Turin, Castello di Rivara, Viaggio a Los Angeles, 1992.
Stockholm, Moderna Museet; Aarhus, ARoS; Gent, S.M.A.K., Paul McCarthy Works 1966-2006: Head Shop/Shop Head, June 2006-February 2008, pp. 384-385 and 685 (illustrated).
Literature: R. Rugoff, "Deviations on a Theme," Artforum, October 1994, p. 82 (illustrated).
R. Rugoff, K. Stiles, G. Di Pietrantonio, Paul McCarthy, London, 1996, p. 75 (illustrated).
Provenance: Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles
Clyde and Karen Beswick, Los Angeles
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1998
Notes: Works from the Peter Norton Collection

Paul McCarthy (b. 1945)
Dead Viking
acrylic fur, wood, rubber and found costume
12 x 72 x 24 in. (30.4 x 183 x 61 cm.)
Executed in 1992.

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