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Jack Kevorkian's paintings and death device come to L.A. gallery
Jack Kevorkian's paintings and death device come to L.A. gallery

It may not be art, but it's certainly going to be one of the most macabre objects ever shown in an art gallery: the Thanatron, the intravenous drip device that Dr. Jack Kevorkian invented to shuffle his clients off this mortal coil via assisted suicide, is going on sale next month at Gallerie Sparta in West Hollywood, along with a dozen of Kevorkian’s oil paintings. The show, “Jack `Dr. Death’ Kevorkian,” runs April 3-30. Instead of classifying Kevorkian’s implement of death as art, Lee Bowers, the gallery’s co-owner, said “we’re just calling it the Thanatron assisted-suicide device. We’ll put it on a pedestal with a Plexiglas cube...

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