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Author Levine, Cary S., author

Title Pay for your pleasures : Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Raymond Pettibon / Cary Levine
Published Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 211 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Paul McCarthy : making car crashes -- Mike Kelley : a history of civilization -- Raymond Pettibon : a democracy of split personalities -- Bending gender -- Sex panic -- The kids aren't alright
Summary Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, and Raymond Pettibon-these Southern California artists formed a "bad boy" trifecta. Early purveyors of abject art, the trio produced work ranging from sculptures of feces to copulating stuffed animals, and gained notoriety from being perverse. Showing how their work rethinks transgressive art practices in the wake of the 1960s, Pay for Your Pleasures argues that their collaborations as well as their individual enterprises make them among the most compelling artists in the Los Angeles area in recent years. Cary Levine focuses on Kell
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-198) and index
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Subject Kelley, Mike, 1954-2012
McCarthy, Paul, 1945-
Pettibon, Raymond, 1957-
Kelley, Mike, 1954-2012.
McCarthy, Paul, 1945-
Pettibon, Raymond, 1957-
Art, American -- California, Southern -- 20th century
Artists -- California, Southern
ART -- History -- General.
Art, American.
Southern California.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 022602623X