Artist, New York
Guna S. Mundheim Fellow in the Visual Arts - Class of Fall 2014
Anthony McCall is an artist living and working in New York. His work has been exhibited internationally, including at Hamburger Bahnhof (2012), Tate Tanks, London (2012), Sean Kelly Gallery, New York (2013); Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris (2013); The Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis (2013), Faena Art Center, Buenos Aires (2013); Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Lokremise (2013); Les Abattoirs, Toulouse (2013); Sprueth Magers Berlin (2013-2014); Yale University 32 Edgewood Gallery (2014); Luciana Brito Galeria, São Paulo (2014); and Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp (2014). Academy alumna Anne Wagner wrote the text to the 2014 publication Anthony McCall: 1970s Works on Paper (Walther König).
A number of exhibitions have been dedicated to exploring how McCall’s works traverse and redefine the lines between sculpture, cinema, and drawing: “Into the Light: the Projected Image in American Art 1964-77,” at the Whitney Museum of American Art (2001); “The Expanded Screen: Actions and Installations of the Sixties and Seventies,” at the Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna (2003-2005); “The Expanded Eye,” at the Kunsthaus Zurich (2006); “Beyond Cinema: the Art of Projection and Five Minutes of Pure Sculpture,” at Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2006-2007 / 2012); “The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality and the Projected Image,” at the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC (2008); “Geometry of Motion 1920s/1970s” (2008) and “On Line” (2010-2011), at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
McCall’s work has also been shown at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2004); Tate Britain, London (2004); Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne (2006); Musée de Rochechouart (2007); SFMoMA, San Francisco (2007); Serpentine Gallery, London (2007-2008); Hangar Bicocca, Milan (2009); Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2009); Sprueth Magers/Ambika P3, London (2011); and the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto (2011).
Numerous museums have collected McCall’s work, including, among others: Tate, London; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona; Whitney Museum of American Art; SFMoMA, San Francisco; the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; and the Moderna Museet, Stockholm.