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PAUL THEK AND HIS CIRCLE IN THE 1950S
When: Wednesday December 31, 1969
Where: Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
26 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10013
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This exhibition will feature a never-before-seen glimpse into gay American art icon Paul Thek�s personal life as seen through his art, and his early work, and his circle of friends and artists in the 1950s including Peter Hujar, Joe Raffael, Wilber Pippin, Theodore Newman, Peter Harvey and Paul Fisher. The exhibit is co-curated by the internationally renowned expert on gay art, Jonathan David Katz, and by the notable set designer Peter Harvey, with whom Paul Thek had an early romantic relationship and a life-long friendship. While Paul Thek became both famous and infamous in the mid-to-late 1960s for his �Meat Pieces� (handmade slabs of realistic-looking flesh encased in plastic), the work created by Thek earlier in his career revealed

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photo by Theodore Newman,
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"Peter and Two Pauls in Rhode Island," 1957, Gelatin silver photo from original neg
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Address: Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
26 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10013
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