Works

This is a sculpture made by American artist Dan McCarthy in 2019 named Banger #6 (Bricktop). The sculpture is made of clay, low fire glaze, gold and silver; and the lustre base is made of patinated steel and wax. The sculpture dimensions are 24 x 17.5 x 17.5 inches (61 x 44.5 x 44.5 cm); base dimensions are 38 x 15.5 x 15.5 inches (96.5 x 39.4 x 39.4 cm); overall dimensions are 62 x 17.5 x 17.5 inches (157.5 x 44.5 x 44.5 cm).This is a sculpture made by American artist Dan McCarthy in 2019 named Banger #5 (Brillo). The sculpture is made of clay, low fire glaze, gold and silver; and the lustre base is made of patinated steel and wax. The sculpture dimensions are 22 x 17 x 17 inches (55.9 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm); base dimensions are 40 x 15.5 x 15.5 inches (101.6 x 39.4 x 39.4 cm); overall dimensions are 62 x 17 x 17 inches (157.5 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm). This is a sculpture made by American artist Dan McCarthy in 2019 named Banger #4 (Bowery). The sculpture is made of clay, low fire glaze, gold and silver; and the lustre base is made of patinated steel and wax. The sculpture dimensions are 24 x 17.25 x 17.25 inches (61 x 43.8 x 43.8 cm); base dimensions are 39 x 15.5 x 15.5 inches (99.1 x 39.4 x 39.4 cm); overall dimensions are 63 x 17.25 x 17.25 inches (160 x 43.8 x 43.8 cm)This is a sculpture made by American artist Dan McCarthy in 2019 named Banger #3 (Boxcar). The sculpture is made of clay, low fire glaze, gold and silver; and the lustre base is made of patinated steel and wax. The sculpture dimensions are 20 x 16.5 x 16.5 inches (50.8 x 41.9 x 41.9 cm); base dimensions are 41 x 15.5 x 15.5 inches (104.1 x 39.4 x 39.4 cm); overall dimensions are 61 x 16.5 x 16.5 inches (154.9 x 41.9 x 41.9 cm). This is a sculpture made by American artist Dan McCarthy in 2019 named Banger #1 (Blowout). The sculpture is made of clay, low fire glaze, gold and silver; and the lustre base is made of patinated steel and wax. The sculpture dimensions are 22 x 16.5 x 16.5 inches (55.9 x 41.9 x 41.9 cm); base dimensions are 40 x 15.5 x 15.5 inches (101.6 x 39.4 x 39.4 cm); overall dimensions are 62 x 16.5 x 16.5 inches (157.5 x 41.9 x 41.9 cm).Banger #2 (Braveheart)This is an installation view on Anton Kern Gallery's backroom in 2016.This is a work titled Paris Pipe Smoker by artist Dan McCarthy made in 2016. The materials are Low fire clay and glazes with enamel paint with silver and gold lustre, and the dimensions are 19.75 inches by 14.875 inches.This is a work titled Blackglama by artist Dan McCarthy made in 2016. The materials are Low fire clay and glazes with silver lustre, and the dimensions are 29 inches by 19.5 inches.This is a work titled Untitled Facepot #154 by artist Dan McCarthy made in 2015. The materials are Low fire clay and glazes with gold and silver luster,  and the dimensions are 18 inches by 13.25 inches.This is a work titled Space Ghost #27 by artist Dan McCarthy made in 2015. The materials are Low fire clay and glaze with enamel paint, and the dimensions are 14.25 inches by 12 inches by 2 inches.This is a work titled Space Ghost #36 by artist Dan McCarthy made in 2015. The materials are Low fire clay and glaze with enamel paint, and the dimensions are 21 inches by 21 inches by 2 inches.

Exhibitions

Biography

Dan McCarthy

  • 1962

    Born in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • 1984

    BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, California

     

    Lives and works in New York, NY      

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    Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    7 Bangers, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2018

    39 Great Jones Street, New York, NY
    Bill Brady Gallery, Miami, FL
    Tennis Elbow, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2015

    Venus Over Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2014

    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY [cat.]

  • 2013

    Shoot the Lobster, New York, NY

  • 2012

    Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France

  • 2011

    The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2009

    Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands [cat.]

  • 2007

    Galerie Suzanne Tarasiève, Paris, France [cat.]
    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2006

    Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany
    Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

  • 2005

    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2004

    Marc Blondeau Fine Art, Geneva, Switzerland

  • 2003

    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY [cat.]
    Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, Germany [cat.]

  • 2001

    Klaus Engelhorn Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria

  • 2000

    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, Germany

  • 1996

    Simon Watson’s Living Room, New York, NY

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    Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Pure Joy, Western Exhibition, Chicago, IL

  • 2018

    Pageant of Inconceivables, Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Byrdcliffe, Woodstock, NY

  • 2017

    Summer Trip, Tripoli Gallery of Contemporary Art, Southampton, NY

  • 2016

    Drawing Island, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    The Great Figure Two, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    Made in Oven - in collaboration with Thierry Boutémy, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

  • 2015

    Don’t Worry, Kate MacGarry, London, UK
    SUMMERTIME, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France
    “Give A Man A Mask And He Will Tell You The Truth” Oscar Wilde, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
    Fetching Blemish, Invisible Exports, New York, NY

  • 2014

    The Smile Museum, Salon 94 at Frieze, London, UK
    FIRE! curated by Simon and Michaela de Pury, Venus over Manhattan, New York, NY
    Positivilly Marvillainous, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, New York 
    If A Spider Falls From A Window, Does It Break? curated by Adrianne Rubenstein Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY
    Life, curated by Michael Nevin, The Journal Gallery at Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY
    Portray, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
    Bad Fog, curated by Eddie Martinez, Martos Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2013

    Works on Paper, Blondeau & Cie, Geneva, Switzerland

  • 2012

    Wall-to-Wall, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    It's Always Summer on the Inside, organized by Dan McCarthy, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY [cat.]

  • 2010

    Summer Group Show 2010, Galerie Daniel Blau, München, Germany
    Salad Days, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2009

    Vortexhibition Polyphonica, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    If the Dogs are Barking, Artist Space, New York, NY
    Nus. Nudes, Galleria Fortes Villaça, São Paolo, Brazil
    Paintings By the Sea, Kate MacGarry, London, UK

  • 2008

    Monsterous Figuration, Andreas Melas Presents, Athens, Greece
    Family and Friends, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    David Dupuis, Jack Pierson, Dan McCarthy, The Journal Gallery, New York, NY
    Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Berlin, Germany

  • 2007

    Silicone Valley, P.S.1 MoMA, New York, New York
    Jetzt, Galerie Beck & Eggeling, Düsseldorf, Germany
    Some kind of Portrait, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
    Panic Room, Deste Founadation, Athens, Greece

  • 2006

    Auf Papier (on paper), Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin, Germany [cat.]
    Faces, Marc Blondeau Fine Art, Geneva, Switzerland

  • 2004

    Unplugged, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
    I Am the Walrus, curated by Jan Avgikos, Cheim & Read, New York, NY
    Home for the Holidays, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy

  • 2003

    Today’s Man, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
    Today’s Man, Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    94-04, Albertinum Museum, Dresden, Germany

  • 2002

    Group Exhibition, Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, Germany Circumnavigating A Sea of Shit, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2001

    I Love NY, Benefit show, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2000

    The Boys in Bubbles, Mark Flood, Dan McCarthy, Jack Pierson, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 1996

    Gramercy International Art Fair, organized by Jack Pierson, Regen Projects, Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles

  • 1993

    Pure Pop for Now People, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
    Drawings, Tom Cugliani Gallery, New York, NY
    The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, NY [cat.]
    Saint in the City, curated by Jack Pierson, Tom Cugulani Gallery, New York, NY 
    Daniel Ibanez, Dan McCarthy, Stephen Tasijan, Tom Cuguiani Gallery, New York, NY

  • 1991

    Little Women, Little Men: Markers of Diminished Lives, curated by Bill Arning, White Columns, New York, NY
    Childhood Revisited, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  • 1990

    The Last Detail, organized by Dan McCarthy, Simon Watson Gallery, New York
    Selections 50, The Drawing Center, New York, New York

 
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Press

  • December 14
    2017
    Phaidon
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  • November 1
    2015
    Cultured
    15 Minutes with Dan McCarthy
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  • June 18
    2015
    Beautiful/Decay
    Never Ending Summer - The Dreamy Paintings And Ceramics Of Dan McCarthy
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  • November 3
    2013
    BlackBook
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  • May 9
    2005
    New Yorker
    Review: Dan McCarthy
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  • December 1
    2003
    Art in America
    Review: Dan McCarthy
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