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Family of Robot: High Tech Child, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Paik, Nam June 1932-2006
Medium:
13 color televisions, aluminum, RCA table model television cabinet, video cassette player, and video tapes
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Akron Art Museum 70 East Market Street Akron Ohio 44308 Accession Number: 1987.30 a-s
Date:
1987
Notes:
"Akron Art Museum: Art Since 1850, An Introduction to the Collection," Akron, OH:Akron Art Museum, 2001, pg. 215.
Summary:
Thirteen color television sets assembled in an aluminum frame resembling a child with its arms extended. The child stands atop a 1950s RCA table model television cabinet with an abstract painting covering the screen. The installation includes a video cassette player and video tapes.
Topic:
Abstract
Figure--Child
Object--Furniture--Television
Control number:
IAS 40440055
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_375267

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