12 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
Nam June Paik (1932-2006)
Kyunggi Centennial No. 2
signed, numbered and dated 'PAIK '99 1/2' (lower center)
screenprint on unstretched canvas
56¼ x 35¼ in. (137.8 x 89.5 cm.)
Executed in 1999. This work is number one from an edition of two.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Nam June Paik created this work for the centennial commemoration of the Kyunggi High School, the oldest secondary school in South Korea.
Gift of the artist to the present owner
Please note this work is now stretched. The correct title for this work is Kyunggi Centennial No. 2.
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
How New York graffiti artists of the 1980s — offered in FIRST OPEN: Online, 4-13 April — earned acceptance by the a..
Whether because of rarity, provenance or personal connections, works never previously offered at auction have a mystique all of..
From applique and back splats to veneering and wingbacks, an essential glossary of furniture terms
A visit to the artist, who died on 9 March, in his Mumbai studio, where he discussed childhood ambitions and India's enduring i..