Choco Drink TV

  • Kota Ezawa, Choco Drink TV, 2012, mixed media, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 2012, Kota Ezawa, Gift of the artist, 2013.35

Exhibition Label

Kota Ezawa made this playful mechanical television in homage to his one-time teacher, Nam June Paik, and presented it during the museum's 2012 celebration of Paik's birthday. Turning the wooden spoons changes the "channel," one scene giving way to the next. It is a modest gesture invoking Paik's presence and his influence on television, on Ezawa himself, and on contemporary art.

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Title
Choco Drink TV
Artist
Date
2012
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
10 x 8 x 3 in. (25.4 x 20.3 x 7.6 cm) irreg.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the artist

Mediums Description
mixed media
Classifications
Highlights
Keywords
  • Object – furniture – television
Object Number
2013.35
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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