Paul McCarthy at Hauser and Wirth
November 7, 2011

 Hauser & Wirth honcho Marc Payot in an action shot

Hauser & Wirth honcho Marc Payot in an action shot

This is the kitschy plastic toy the piece is based on

This is the kitschy plastic toy the piece is based on

Here’s what it looks like in bronze

Here’s what it looks like in bronze

Cool big pirate worth his weight in gold

Cool big pirate worth his weight in gold

More bronze dwarves. If you have to ask how much, you can’t afford it.

More bronze dwarves. If you have to ask how much, you can’t afford it.

Large wooden sculpture. I’ll call it “The Ecstasy.”

Large wooden sculpture. I’ll call it “The Ecstasy.”

Diorama for an upcoming Snow White movie. Not my cup of snow.

Diorama for an upcoming Snow White movie. Not my cup of snow.