Destruction of the Body (Paul McCarthy Documentary)
Paul McCarthy: Destruction of the Body. A documentary by Jörg and Ralf Raino Jung (2001).
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Featured works: Pinocchio — Heidi — Ma Bell — Painting face down: white line — Glass — Meat cake — Tubbing — Family tyranny — Fresh acconci — Saloon.
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.