Born 1952 and 1958 respectively, David McDermott and Peter McGough both attended the University of Syracuse, New York, in the 1970s, and met in New York City’s East Village art scene in the 1980s. They live and work in New York and Dublin. McDermott & McGough’s work has been shown internationally in exhibitions at Sperone Westwater, New York; Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich; Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; Manezh Moscow and the Irish Museum of Modern Art. They were included in the Whitney Biennial in 1987, 1991 and 1995. McDermott & McGough are represented by Cheim & Read, New York.
Portrait courtesy of McDermott & McGough