The Uncanny (Mike Kelley)  

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Mike Kelley: The Uncanny (20 February - 3 May 2004) was an exhibition at the Tate Liverpool, curated by American artist Mike Kelley.

The show took Freud's idea of the Uncanny as a starting point and presented work by such artists as Jasper Johns, Paul McCarthy, Jeff Koons and Tony Oursler. It also included photos of chewing gum wrappers, postcards, record covers, and toys.

Other items on display were Chair by Allen Jones, Cynthia Plaster Caster's penis moulds, the Chapman BrothersUbermensch and Napoleon's Death Mask.

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