Production still from "Barry McGee: Tagging" (2013)

Installation view of "Barry McGee" at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA), 2012
Production still from the "Exclusive" film, "Barry McGee: Tagging," 2013

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."
—Barry McGee

WATCH: Barry McGee: Tagging