© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.540
People
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Nam June Paik, American (Seoul, South Korea 1932 - 2006 Miami, FL)
Galerie René Block, Berlin
Title
In Memoriam George Maciunas
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
portfolio, multiple
Date
1984-1986
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/218869
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Portfolio of felt sculpture, wood sculpture, two phonograph records, and screenprint in wood box
Dimensions
box closed: 13 × 61.7 × 41 cm (5 1/8 × 24 5/16 × 16 1/8 in.)
box open: 51.5 × 61.7 × 45 cm (20 1/4 × 24 5/16 × 17 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: on box lid at c.c., black paint, stencil: IN MEMORIAM / GEORGE MACIUNAS / EDITION BLOCK BERLIN
Provenance
Willy and Charlotte Reber, Basel and Valbella Switzerland (after 1986 - 1995); sold to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1995.
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
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by Joseph Beuys" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1996), Unpublished, passim

Sook-Kyung Lee and Rudolf Frieling, ed., Nam June Paik, exh. cat., Tate Publishing (London, 2019), pp. 132, 135, 139, ill. (color)

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

Nam June Paik: The Future is Now, Tate Modern, London, 10/17/2019 - 02/09/2020

Related Works

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