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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Reinhard Bek on V-yramid by Nam June Paik

Thurs, June 25, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Five

Reinhard Bek, conservator, will address V-yramid, 1982 by Nam June Paik (1932–2006), with Richard Bloes, Senior AV Technician.

Named in honor of the Whitney’s new address, 99 Gansevoort Street, 99 Objects is a series of in-gallery programs focusing on individual works of art from the Museum’s collection on view in America Is Hard to See. Speakers include artists, writers, Whitney curators and educators, and an interdisciplinary group of scholars. Programs take place daily.

Free with Museum admission.

Nam June Paik (1932–2006).  V-yramid, 1982.  Two channel video installation, color, sound, with forty television sets, 186 3/4 × 85 × 74 in. (474.4 × 215.9 × 188 cm).  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Lemberg Foundation, Inc. in honor of Samuel Lemberg 82.11 © Estate of Nam June Paik

Nam June Paik (1932–2006).  V-yramid, 1982.  Two channel video installation, color, sound, with forty television sets, 186 3/4 × 85 × 74 in. (474.4 × 215.9 × 188 cm).  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Lemberg Foundation, Inc. in honor of Samuel Lemberg 82.11 © Estate of Nam June Paik