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About Ed Paschke

Portrait of Ed Paschke in his Clark Street Studio, Chicago.


Ed Paschke was born in 1939 in Chicago, Illinois. He received both his BFA and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work has been the subject of numerous solo presentations both stateside and abroad, including exhibitions at Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University; the Art Institute of Chicago; Gagosian Gallery, New York; the National Museum in Wroclaw, Poland; Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris; Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York; Centre Pompidou, Paris; and the Dallas Museum of Art. His work is frequently featured in major group exhibitions, including recent presentations at Goldsmiths CCA, London; Fondazione Prada, Milan; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Brooklyn Museum; the Musée du Louvre, Paris; and the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. His work is held in numerous public collections around the world, including the Art Institute of Chicago; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; the Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Musee d'Art Moderne Nationale, Paris; Museum des 20 Jahrhunderts, Vienna; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. Ed Paschke lived and worked in Chicago, until his death in 2004. 


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