© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.540.4
People
Nam June Paik, American (Seoul, South Korea 1932 - 2006 Miami, FL)
Published by Edition René Block
Title
Certificate for Primeval Piano, from the portfolio "In Memoriam George Maciunas"
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: In Memoriam George Maciunas
Original Language Title: Urklavier (Zertifikat) aus "In Memoriam George Maciunas"
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
multiple, print
Date
c. 1986
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/218483
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Screen print in colored ink on black wove paper with colored chalks
Technique
Screen print
Dimensions
sheet: 11.7 x 48.3 cm (4 5/8 x 19 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in colored chalk at c.r.: Paik
  • inscription: c.l., colored chalk, handwritten: 13/47
  • inscription: c.l., colored chalk, handwritten: Urklavier
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
13 / 47
Standard Reference Number
Edition Block 48c
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Willy and Charlotte Reber Collection, Louise Haskell Daly Fund
Copyright
© Nam June Paik Estate
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.540.4
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Victoria Bunting, "Fat, Sulphur, Chocolate, and Blood: Storage Preservation and a Condition Survey for a Large Collection of Works by Joseph Beuys" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1996), Unpublished, passim

Exhibition History

32Q: 1100 60’s Experiment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/07/2015 - 04/06/2016

Nam June Paik: Screen Play, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/30/2018 - 08/05/2018

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