Introducing Paul Thek (1933-1988)

I have recently discovered the work of Paul Thek. Top photo: In his studio working on Tomb (or Death of a Hippie) in 1967. Photo credit: Peter Hujar. Second photo: Tomb (interior view). Third photo: Meat Piece with Warhol Brillo Box (1965).

Clip below for more on Meat Pieces. Now I know where Hirst got the rotting meat idea from…

http://artjournal.collegeart.org/?p=2336

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