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Lot. 163

PAIK Namjun
( 1932-2006 , U.S.A )

Title
(1)ALLEN GINSBERG (WORKS ON BOTH SIDES)
(2)QUESTION MARK AND HEART
(3)PORTRAIT OF MCLUHAN 3 WORKS
Technique
(1)drawing on lithograph (2)lithograph (3)silkscreen
framed
Sign
each signed and numbered on the margin
Size
(1)sheet size : 61.0×76.0 cm image size : 56.0×71.5 cm
(2)48.5×67.5 cm
(3)sheet size :54.0×129.0 cm image size : 45.0×115.0 cm
Year
(1)ed.75 (2)ed.70 (3)ed.75
Provenance
private collection, Japan
Estimation
HKD : 25,000 - 35,000
( USD 3,300 - 4,600 )  ( JPY 350,000 - 490,000 )


Price Realized
HKD : 26,620
Born in Seoul on 20 July 1932, went to Japan with the 1950 Korean War, then graduated from the University of Tokyo’s aesthetics and art history department, and moved to Germany to study contemporary music in 1956. Participated in the international art movement Fluxus after meeting with American experimental musician John Cage and contemporary artist George Machunas. In 1961, he released the world’s first video art work. Announced works such as robot production and TV monitor screens distorted magnetically. Moved to the United States in 1964. Died on 29 January 2006. His name should be written as “Pek Nam-jun”, but the name that was given when he started working in Germany is Nam Jun Paik, which has become established as a nominal.


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