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Paul Thek : Diver, a retrospective

Author: Elisabeth SussmanPaul ThekLynn ZelevanskyGeorge BakerWhitney Museum of American Art.; et al; All authors
Publisher: New York : Whitney Museum of American Art ; Pittsburgh : Carnegie Museum of Art ; New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, ©2010.
Series: A Whitney Museum of American Art book
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An American sculptor, painter, & installation artist, Paul Thek (1933-1988) is primarily known for hyper-realistic works of human body parts executed in fleshlike beeswax & for his strongly symbolic, room-size installations constructed from transitory materials. This title deals with the artist's influence on the art world.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
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Named Person: Paul Thek; Paul Thek; Paul Thek; Paul Thek; Paul Thek
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Sussman; Paul Thek; Lynn Zelevansky; George Baker; Whitney Museum of American Art.; Carnegie Museum of Art.; Hammer Museum.; et al
ISBN: 9780300165951 0300165951
OCLC Number: 601348037
Notes: Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2010-Jan. 9, 2011, the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Feb. 5-May 1, 2011, and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, May 22-Sept. 4, 2011.
Description: 304 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Life is just a bowl of cherries : the life and art of Paul Thek / Lynn Zelevansky --
Photography in life and death : Paul Thek and photography / Elisabeth Sussman --
"Magnificently schizophrenic" : Paul Thek and an Italian lesson / David Breslin --
Paul Thek and the sixties surreal / Scott Rothkopf --
I. New York, 1964-67: The tomb : A work in progress or, necessity is the mother of invention: the making of A procession in honor of aesthetic progress: objects to theoretically wear, carry, pull or wave / Michael Nickel --
II. Europe, 1967-68 : Beatitudes : remembering Paul Thek / Ann Wilson --
III. New York and Europe, 1969-76: Installations : Paul Thek at documenta 5: the case of an American-European reception / Susanne Neubauer ; A document ; Paul Thek: notes from the underground / George Baker --
IV. Europe and New York, 1974-77, New York, 1977-88, Thek's notebooks: a selection --
Works in the exhibition --
Delicate matter: two conservation case studies on the work of Paul Thek / Eleonora Nagy.
Series Title: A Whitney Museum of American Art book
Other Titles: Diver, a retrospective
Responsibility: Elisabeth Sussman and Lynn Zelevansky ; with contributions by George Baker ... [et al.].
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"This carefully, genuinely critical appreciation of Thek's art reinforces and raises readers' admiration for the artist and will shape analyses of his contributions to the neo-Dada tradition."-W. B. Read more...

 
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