The Paul Thek retrospective at the ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art focuses on the effect of his work on contemporary art. His influence extends through to the most recent generation of artists. That’s why the exhibition “Paul Thek in the Context of Today’s Contemporary Art” presents also works by Franz Ackermann, Kai Althoff / Robert Elfgen, Cosima von Bonin, Björn Dahlem, Sebastian Hammwöhner / Dani Jakob / Gabriel Vormstein, Rachel Harrison, Axel Heil / John Isaacs, Thomas Hirschhorn, Andreas Hofer, Mike Kelley, Jon Kessler, Suchan Kinoshita, Martin Kippenberger, Jonathan Meese, John Miller, William Pope.L, Gregor Schneider, Zeger Reyers / Lee Ranaldo, Bob & Roberta Smith and Peter Hujar/ Edwin Klein – which you will see in this episode. For Paul Thek’s works watch part 1 of the video. “Paul Thek – Werkschau im Kontext zeitgenössischer Kunst” at ZKM – Museum für Neue Kunst, Open House, January 6, 2008. Part 2/2.
PS: see the article on his death in the New York Times.
PPS: More info: Paul Thek Project.
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