Paul Thek next to The Tomb - Death of a Hippie, a large pink ziggurat containing a body cast of the artist attired in pink clothes and shoes, 1967

Paul Thek

United States 1933 - 1988

Installation, Sculpture, Painting

Paul Thek
Paul Thek
Male
United States
1933
March 31, 2013

Paul Thek was an American sculptor, painter, and one of the first installation artists, best known for his installation piece The Tomb – Death of a Hippie – a large pink ziggurat containing a body cast of the artist attired in pink clothes and shoes.

Featured image: Paul Thek next to The Tomb – Death of a Hippie, 1967