ADMIRING ANTHONY MCCALL

Anthony McCall. “Meeting You Halfway” (2009). Installation view; LAC, Lugano; 2015. Photograph by Anna Domenigoni.
Anthony McCall. “Swell” (2016). Installation view, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, 2016. Photograph by Chris Holloman.

Anthony McCall (b. St Paul’s Cray, 1946) lives and works in Manhattan. Occupying a space between sculpture, cinema and drawing, his work’s historical importance has been recognized in such exhibitions as “Into the Light: the Projected Image in American Art 1964-77,” Whitney Museum of American Art (2001-2); “The Expanded Screen: Actions and Installations of the Sixties and Seventies,” Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna (2003-4); “The Expanded Eye,” Kunsthaus Zurich (2006); “Beyond Cinema: the Art of Projection,” Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2006-7); “The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality and the Projected Image,” Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC (2008); and “On Line,” Museum of Modern Art (2010-11).

In the past year he has mounted solo exhibitions at The Hepworth Wakefield, Pioneer Works, Sean Kelly Gallery, Albright Knox Art Gallery, and Galeria Cayon.

Anthony McCall. Exhibition view, Hangar Bicocca, Milan, 2009. Photograph by Giulio Buono.
Anthony McCall. “Breath II” (2004). Installation view at Hangar Bicocca, Milan (2009). Photo: Giulio Buono. Courtesy Sean Kelly Gallery, New York; Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne; Martine Aboucaya, Paris.

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