"In the paintings where it's there—the tenderness—I work for it. I'm not afraid of it. If I could put my bleeding heart in there, I would."
The mannequins—those tagging ones—have always been like illustrations to me, like of things that friends and I used to do when we were younger. Our situations we'd be in, like trying to get up higher and higher—getting on each other's shoulders."
WATCH: Barry McGee: Tagging