Paul Thek
American, 1933-1988
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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Towards Infinity: 1965-1980,
Simon Lee Gallery
2017
Paul Thek: Eye of the Beholder,
Alexander and Bonin
2015
PAUL THEK: Ponza and Roma,
Mai 36 Galerie

A sculptor, painter, and one of the first installation artists, Paul Thek is best known for his installation piece The Tomb—Death of a Hippie (1967), which consisted of a full-size cast of his body laid out inside a pink wooden pyramid, and which is now long-lost. Inspired by the catacombs in Sicily, which Thek …

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