Destroy the Picture
Quiz 2 Due before midnight!
Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void at MoCA
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Nam June Paik, performance in Cologne, Germany, 1960.











Zen for Head
Nam June Paik, Zen for Head, 1962.











Paik's Exposition of Music – Electronic Television, 1963
Nam June Paik, Participation TV, 1963.
Nam June Paik, Prepared Piano, 1963.
Nam June Paik, Kuba TV, 1963.











Charlotte Moorman, Opera Sextronic, 1967.











Charlotte Moorman performs Nam June Paik's TV Bra for Living Sculpture, 1969.











Nouveaux Realistes (New Realism)

Bourgeois Refuse

French equivalent to Neo Dada and Pop Art
Sought a "passionate adventure of the real"
Wanted to bring art and life closer together
Arman, Large Bourgeois Refuse, 1960.











Pierro Manzoni, Artist's Breath, 1960.
Pierro Manzoni, Artist's Breath, 1960.











Living Sculpture
Piero Manzoni, Living Sculpture, 1961.
Piero Manzoni, Pedestal for the World, 1962.











Artist's Shit

Piero Manzoni, Artist's Shit, 1960.











Number 1


Jackson Pollock at work, 1950.
Piero Manzoni with Artist's Shit, 1961.











Bernard Bazile, Boite ou-ver-te de Piero Manzoni, 1989.










Bob Arneson, Typewriter, 1965.
Bob Arneson, Doggie Bob (Self Portrait), 1982.











West Coast Pop
a.k.a. California Funk movement
funk = bad smelling
California Funk movement defined by Berkeley University's Art Museum Director, Peter Selz as being "hot rather than cool, committed rather than disengaged, bizarre rather than formal, sensuous and frequently quite ugly."

Gold Marilyn


Andy Warhol, Gold Marilyn Monroe, 1962.
Ed and Nancy Kienholz, Birthday, 1964.











Installation art = art that uses sculptural materials and other media to modify a particular space. It is not necessarily confined to a gallery or museum space and often incorporates the viewer into the work.
Ed Kienholz, Roxy's, 1961.











Illegal Operation

Ed Kienholz, The Illegal Operation, 1962.