Nam June Paik’s Early Works in Vienna – Dieter Ronte (1982)

Dieter Ronte – Nam June Paik’s Early Works in Vienna (1982).  Originally printed the catalog of the Whitney Museum “Nam June Paik” show:  Nam June Paik by Nam June Paik , John G. Hanhardt, Whitney Museum of American Art Staff, ISBN 0874270375 (0-87427-037-5), Hardcover, Whitney Museum of American Art (1982).

  • Characterizes Paik as a musician (“studied with Wolfang Fortner“, and is like Mauricio KagelUbu Web)
  • “Paik’s objects – unlike some of the pieces by Beuys – are not matter that has passed through the hand of an action artist.  They are instruments used to turn pictures into metaphors of time and to visualize the concept of time.” G. Jappe, Die Zeit, November 26, 1976

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