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Blockhead + daddies bighead : Paul McCarthy at Tate Modern.

Author: Paul McCarthy; Tate Modern (Gallery)
Publisher: London : Tate Pub., 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From May to October 2003 two enormous inflatable sculptures will loom above visitors to Tate Modern and those strolling along the riverbank. The first, Blockhead, revisits one of McCarthy's trademark characters, a mutant cartoon character with a Pinocchio nose emerging from its cuboid head. At 35 meters, it towers as high as the fourth level of Tate Modern. The second sculpture is named Daddies Bighead. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Named Person: Paul McCarthy; Paul McCarthy; Paul McCarthy; Paul McCarthy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul McCarthy; Tate Modern (Gallery)
ISBN: 1854375148 9781854375148
OCLC Number: 55603457
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 x 31 cm
Contents: Plates --
Acknowledgements / Paul McCarthy --
Afterword / Timothy Llewellyn and Nicholas Serota --
Large-scale substitutes / David Thorp --
Hollow dreams / Frances Morris and Sarah Glennie --
Paul McCarthy / in conversation with James Rondeau.
Other Titles: Blockhead and daddies bighead
Paul McCarthy at Tate Modern

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This volume includes a new interview with the artist, brand new dramatic installation photography, working drawings and archival photographs. It accompanies the installation on Bankside of two  Read more...

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