About Paul McCarthy

 

Paul McCarthy (b. 1945) is known for his highly sexualized, socially critical works, which range from performance, installation, film to "action painting". His point of reference is rooted in American pop culture, such as Disneyland, B-Movies, Soap Operas and Comics. His works typically criticize mass media and consumer-driven society and its hypocrisy, double standards and repression. Today, McCarthy lives and works in Los Angeles, California.