Zen for TV

Nam June Paik, American (born South Korea), 1932 - 2006

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1963 / 1978

Altered Sylvania Dualette television

Overall: 21 × 15 1/2 × 12 1/4 in. (53.3 × 39.3 × 31.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the artist in honor of George Maciunas

GM.978.211

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Fluxus

Research Area

Fluxus

Not on view

Course History

FILM 3.01, Digital Arts and Culture, John Bell, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

"Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life" Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 16-August 7, 2011; Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, New York, September 9-December 3, 2011, check list number 74.

"No Boundary" in "Trace of the Mind", Gwangju Biennale 2006, Fever Variations, Gwangju, Republic of Korea, September 8-November 11, 2006.

20th Century Art, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 19-May 29, 1988.

A Space for Dialogue 48, Discomfort Zone, Fluxus and Performance Art from the 1960's and 1970's, Kimia Shahi, Class of 2009, Levinson Public Relations Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 4-March 1, 2009.

A Tribute to George Maciunas (1931-1978), Beaumont-May Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 22, 1978-January 14, 1979.

Acquisitions 1974-1978, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 8, 1978-January 21, 1979.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 9-June 22, 1998.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 7-November 16, 1992.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19-24, 1994.

Fluxus: A Conceptual Country, Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin, December 5, 1992-January 31, 1993; The University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa, March 27-May 23, 1993; Institute for Cinema and Culture, February 19-21, 1993; Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, September 23-December 5, 1993.

Illumination, The Art of Light, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, September 22-November 29, 1987.

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylania, February 2-April 28, 2013.

Publication History

Joseph Brodsky, "Boredom's Uses," Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, October 1989

Acquisitions 1974-1978, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1979, p. 85.

Jacquelynn Baas, Smile of the Buddha: Eastern Philosophy and Western Art from Monet to Today, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005, p. 182, ill. p. 183.

Kimia Shahi, A Space for Dialogue 48, Discomfort Zone, Fluxus and Performance Art from the 1960's and 1970's, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2009, cover page.

Jacquelynn Baas, No Boundary, Gwangju Biennale 2006, Fever Variations, Gwangju, Republic of Korea, 2006, p. 197, no. 42.

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.139, no.113.

Jacquelynn Baas, Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, p. 71, ill., p. 113, checklist no. 74.

Provenance

The artist; given to the George Maciunas Memorial Collection, 1978.

Catalogue Raisonne

J. Hendricks, Fluxus Codex, New York, 1988, p. 438-439, no. 352.1.

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