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"Make something as big as the Eiffel Tower"
marble, silver; 20 cm x 20 cm x 140 cm, height of the Eiffel Tower: 2 cm

NAM JUNE PAIK
Born 20th July, 1932 in Seoul (Korea). He lives in New York. Paik is one of the leading representatives of Fluxus and video-art (since 1963); his multi-monitor-installations are famous. His tribute to the „Giardino“ is based on an instruction given to Daniel Spoerri in his absence. Being asked to think about a work of art for Spoerri´s garden, Nam June Paik answered: “Tell him to make something as big as the Eiffel-Tower!” – When he received this message Spoerri interpreted it his way.
www.namjunepaik.de