One Work

Paul Thek's "Processions" (1969-1973)
 Paul Thek Pyramid/A Work in Progress  at Moderna Museet, Stockholm (1971-72)

“He was a romantic idealist, a seeker, a mystic, a practicing but unconventional Catholic who mixed religion with Dionysian excess, and he required distance from what he viewed as New York’s commercialised art world. He called the European installations ‘Processions’, underscoring their relationship to ritual and religious theatricality…”

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