Paul Thek1933-1988

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA

$25,000 to acquire and display the sculpture Untitled 1965, one of a series of so-called “meat pieces,” consisting of meticulously detailed wax sculptures of meat encased in a high-tech Plexiglas vitrine. This is the first work of the artist to be exhibited in a major public collection in the Los Angeles area.