Paul McCarthy, Cultural Gothic, 1992. Metal, wood, pneumatic cylinder, compressor, programmed controller, burlap with foam, acrylic & dirt, fiberglass, clothing, wigs.94 3/4 x 96 x 96 in.
The New Museum looks back with their new exhibition NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No StaNamed for a 1993 Sonic Youth album, the exhibition, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Associate Director and Director of Exhibitions, Gary Carrion-Murayari, Curator, Jenny Moore, Associate Curator, and Margot Norton, Assistant Curator, is conceived of as a time capsule, “an experiment in collective memory that attempts to capture a specific moment at the intersection of art, pop culture, and politics.”
The show includes works by Paul McCarthy, Renée Green, Mike Kelley, Gillian Wearing, Zoe Leonard, Coco Fusco, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Gabriel Orozco, Charles Ray, David Hammons, Lutz Bacher and many many more.
An extensive line-up of public programs accompanies the exhibition - including a conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist about his landmark project Do It - and is on view through May 26.