paik on paper – sammlung peter wenzel

Paik on paper – sammlung peter wenzel

Hans Günter Golinski:

  • to be free like a child of scruples about social practice, the preservation of decency and convention.
  • tortoise as a sign of heaven and earth as a universe
  • “when too perfect, God not amused” – NJP




Susanne Rennert – I liked it

  • in the Parnass Gallery in Wuppertal in 1963, he printed the words EXISTENTIA IST ESSENTIA, then to unite thoughts derived from Heidegger, Sartre, Montaigne, Cage, Laotse, Chen-Chu and others to yield an inspiring collage of ideas
  • “It is all a very commercial capitalistic endeavour. I don’t teach art, I teach art politics.” – Interview “Ein bißchen fleißig schadet nicht“ [a little industrious does no harm] by Susanne Rennert and Stephan von Wiese with Nam June Paik, Düsseldorf, 7 December 1995, in: Mixed Pixels, Students of Paik 1978-95, Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf im Ehrenhof 1996, p. 17.
  • The title “I liked it” refers to a saying of Paik’s reported by Tomas Schmit. It was his laconic commentary, recorded after the fact, on a spontaneous action by Joseph Beuys, who at the opening of the Exposition of Music – ElectronicTelevision demolished one of Paik’s prepared piano

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