"Caribbean Pirates" (2005)
"Caribbean Pirates," 2005
Installation, performance, and video at McCarthy Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Photo by Ann-Marie Rounkle
© Paul McCarthy
Courtesy Hauser & Wirth, Zürich London
"My responsibility is to the ideas and not to the audience. But it’s the audience demanding a concise answer to why I’m doing this and what’s my justification. It’s as much an exploration as anything. I can’t tell you why."