Object shot in gallery © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2017.152
People
Nam June Paik, American (Seoul, South Korea 1932 - 2006 Miami, FL)
Title
TV Buddha (Bronze Seated Buddha)
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
2004
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/358175
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Video installation with closed circuit camera, black and white JVC television, and bronze Buddha statue with permanent oil marker
Dimensions
Buddha: 55 × 50.8 × 40.6 cm (21 11/16 × 20 × 16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: On back of Buddha, in silver paint: Paik 04
Provenance
The Hakuta Family, gift; to the Harvard Art Museums, 2017.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of the Hakuta Family
Copyright
© Nam June Paik Estate
Accession Year
2017
Object Number
2017.152
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

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

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