Barry McGee

American

1966, San Francisco, California

Biography

Barry McGee's drawings, paintings, and mixed-media installations address the struggles of contemporary urban life. McGee was introduced to graffiti when he was 18 years old, and under the tag Twist he became known for his stylized images of hobos, liqu


Works in the Collection


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