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"323-825-0915 (Blockhead Drawing 2 of 4)" (2000) is reproduced from
CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 6/15/2015

Drawing People: The Human Figure in Contemporary Art

Normally associated with provocative sculpture, installation and performance/videos in which he enters into a "regressive persona with shamanistic abandon," LA-based Paul McCarthy first generates the imagery for his larger works through drawing, where he allows his unconscious to run riot. "323-825-0915 (Blockhead Drawing 2 of 4)" (2000) was produced for McCarthy's 2013 performance WS, a lurid parody of Disney's version of the German folk tale, Snow White. It is reproduced from Drawing People: The Human Figure in Contemporary Art, in which Roger Malbert writes, "McCarthy regards his drawings as performative works in their own right, made 'in a sort of trance.... It's more about making than telling. Drawing is a form of analysis. I'm not controlling it, just allowing it to unfold. It's not about clarity, it's about each piece suggesting the next one in a continuum.'"

Drawing People: The Human Figure in Contemporary Art

Drawing People: The Human Figure in Contemporary Art

D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
Flexi, 9.5 x 13.5 in. / 256 pgs / 275 color.

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