Zen for TV

  • Nam June Paik, Zen for TV, 1963, 1976 version, manipulated television set; black and white, silent, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © Nam June Paik Estate, Gift of Byungseol and Dolores An, 2006.20

Title
Zen for TV
Artist
Date
1963, 1976 version
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
19 x 22 1/2 x 18 in. (48.3 x 57.2 x 45.7 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Byungseol and Dolores An

Mediums Description
manipulated television set; black and white, silent
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – furniture – television
  • Religion – Buddhism
Object Number
2006.20
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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