"Happy Traveler (Kicker)" (2008)

"Happy Traveler (Kicker)," 2008
Clay, resin, wood, light, and steel, 69 x 44 x 35 inches
Photo by Ann-Marie Rounkle
© Paul McCarthy
Courtesy Hauser & Wirth, Zürich London

"One day I just decided to make one. And then it kind of clicked as a form. I would just say, “Let’s make this Hummel,” and then it would start forming and begin to abstract. It was something to act on, to alter, shift, and to work through ideas, and it just keeps going."

-Paul McCarthy