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Paul Thek

Primal Fear and the Legacy of Damien Hirst

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.02.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

What artworks of the past 25 years will we care about in the future? Why is this work so important? In the past when I have lectured on Hirst, I've focused on the following.

LOOK: A Rare Look At A Gay American Icon Of Yesteryear

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.11.2013 | Gay Voices

A New York exhibition promises to shed a refreshingly intimate, revealing light on the life of a gay American icon. Set to open at the Leslie-Lohm...

“Draw It With Your Eyes Closed: The Art of the Art Assignment,” from Paper Monument

Posted 03.30.2012 | Arts

When the American painter, sculptor and installation artist Paul Thek (1933-88) taught art classes at Cooper Union in the late 1970s, he wrote and the...

PLAN ForYourArt: August 4-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 10.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Join the Los Angeles Urban Rangers for an activity-filled hike to the Los Angeles River. Participants will journey through the riparian corridor of art, industry, and infrastructure to explore the past and future of the L.A. River.

Unlikely Pairing: The 'Diver' And 'The Clock'

Tracey Harnish | Posted 10.04.2011 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

Untitled from the series Technological Reliquaries, 1966. Wax, paint, polyester resin, nylon microfilament, wire, plaster, plywood, melamine laminate...

Shannon Ebner - L.A.'s Comma Chameleon: This Artweek.LA (July 18-24)

Bill Bush | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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PLAN ForYourArt: May 26-June 1

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.26.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

See the first retrospective in the U.S. devoted to Paul Thek. These early works, which Thek began making in 1964 and called "meat pieces," resemble flesh and were encased in Plexiglass boxes.

A Short Jaunt Through the Whitney's Meat & Bone Collection

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Spread ArtCulture

Charles LeDray's works at the Whitney Museum are that of an obsessive-compulsive genius who has created a universe in the miniature.