Paul McCarthy 1912-1992
Paul McCarthy: Destruction of the Body (2001)
Director: Jörg & Ralf Raino Jung

Drawing on the idiom and imagery of the consumer culture he grew up in, video artist Paul McCarthy distorts and mutates the familiar into the disturbing and grotesque as fairy tale narratives and foods are transformed into tableaus of abuse and violation.

Discussed works: Pinocchio -- Heidi -- Ma Bell -- Painting face down: white line -- Glass -- Meat cake -- Tubbing -- Family tyranny -- Fresh acconci -- Saloon