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Documentation Model: Nam June Paik, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 1989

 

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Photo © MBAM, Christine Guest.

 

LABEL:

(from cataloguing committee)

 

Nam June Paik, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 1989

 

Video and sculptural installation: Television and radio cabinets, colour television screens, laserdisc and player, wooden horse and felt hat. 234,5 x 112 x 119 cm.

 

Collection: Montreal Museum of Fine Art Collection 1990.30a-g. Gift of Esperanza and Mark Schwartz.

 

EXHIBITION LIST:

 

Nam June Paik: Recent Works. Galerie Esperanza, Montreal, QC, Canada. From December 7, 1989 to February 25, 1990.

 

Permanent Collection. Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, QC, Canada. From October 25 to February 13, 2008. [1]

 

LIFECYCLE:


CREATION:

CUSTODY 01: ARTIST

CUSTODY 02: GALERIE ESPERANZA

DISSEMINATION 01: NAM JUNE PAIK: RECENT WORKS @ GALERIE ESPERANZA

CUSTODY 03: MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ART

RESEARCH 01: DOCAM

DISSEMINATION 02: PERMANENT COLLECTION @ MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ART

 

 

WORK’S HIERARCHIC DESCRIPTION:

 

EXPRESSION 01:


MANIFESTATION 01:

 

ITEM 01: Television and radio cabinets, colour television screens, laserdisc and player, wooden horse and felt hat (as acquired by the Montreal Museum of Fine Art)

 

COMPONENT 01: AC/DC TRANFORMERS AND CABLES

 

COMPONENT 02: CRT TELEVISIONS

10 television wood cases (modified by the artist) and radio wood cases (modified by the artist)

11 Cathode ray tube color televisions (CRT televisions)

1 remote control, Samsung

1 RF modulator, 1 RF out, 2 RCA (video and audio input)

 

COMPONENT 03: LASER DISC

1 Videodisc player (NTSC), Sony Corporation, LDP-1200, Lasermax

1 Videodisc (30 cm) (NTSC), 30 minutes, Optical Disc Corporation, RLV Recordable Laser Videodisc

4 RF video distribution amplifiers, 1 input/4 output, Archer

 

COMPONENT 04: BETACAM SP

COMPONENT 05: WOODEN HORSE

COMPONENT 06: CPU

COMPONENT 07: FELT HAT

 

 

LIST OF DOCUMENTS (bibliographic reference):

 

Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Dossier divers. Undated. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Private folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art Archives. Unpublished.

 

Montreal Museum of Fine Art. [Royal Canadian Mounted Police Photograph]. Undated. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Color. Unpublished.

 

Sheila Urbanoski. Video's Dada Daddy. Montreal Mirror. Montreal, QC: 07/12/1989. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Public folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art Archives.

 

Lepage, Jocelyne. Le sorcier Nam June Paik à Montréal. La Presse. Montreal, QC: 16/12/1989. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Public folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art Archives.

 

O'Meara, Catherine. Rapport d'état de Conservation des œuvres/Condition Report. 5/12/1990. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 3p. Unpublished.

 

Racine, Yolande. Demande de transport des œuvres d'art. 23/11/1990. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

Racine, Yolande. Additions au catalogue/Additions to the Catalogue. 13/12/1990. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Public folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art Archives. Unpublished.

 

Guest, Christine. [Royal Canadian Mounted Police Photograph]. 12/1990. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Color. Unpublished.

 

Guest, Christine. [Royal Canadian Mounted Police Photograph (detail)]. 12/1990. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Color. Unpublished.

 

Legrand, Jean-Pierre. Parfums d'iconoclasmes, Nam June Paik, Œuvres récentes/Recent Works, Galerie Esperanza, Montréal, 7 décembre 1989 au 25 février 1990. Etc. Montréal. Montreal, QC: 1990. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Public folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art Archives.

 

Legrand, Jean-Pierre. Dialogues. Etc. Montréal. Montreal, QC: 1990. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Public folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art Archives.

 

Racine, Yolande. Note de service. To: Cullen, Wayne.03/01/1991. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

Racine, Yolande. Note de service. To: Archambault, Pierre. 30/01/1991. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

Descôteaux, Louise; Vanier, Natalie; Racine, Yolande; Bédard, Rodrigue. [Royal Canadian Mounted Police] . 22/02/1991. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 6p. Unpublished.

 

Richard, Estelle. Rapport d'état de Conservation. 28/02/1991. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

Richard, Estelle. Laboratoire de restauration. Rapport détaillé de traitement. 02/1991. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 2p. Unpublished.

 

Racine, Yolande. A Number of Contemporary Art Acquisitions Significantly Enrich the Collection. Collage. Montreal, QC: 1991. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Public folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art Archives.

 

Montreal Museum of Fine Art. [Horse's Tail Photograph. Royal Canadian Mounted Police]. [1991]. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Color. Unpublished.

 

Racine, Yolande. Acquisition of a Work by Korean Artist Nam June Paik. Collage. Montreal, QC: 03/1992. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Public folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art Archives.

 

Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Rapport annuel 1990-1991. Montreal, QC: Montreal Museum of Fine Art. 1992. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Public folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art Archives.

 

Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Document 12. [22/04/1996]. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

Richard, Estelle. RCMP 1990-30 Royal Canadian Mounted Police. To: Aquin, Stéphane.25/04/2001. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 3p. Notes: Contains 3 documents stapled together. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] Nam June Paik - RCMP. From: Aquin, Stéphane. To: Vitiello, Stephen.09/05/2001. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] Re : Nam June Paik - RCMP. From: Aquin, Stéphane. To: Vitiello, Stephen.11/05/2001. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Notes: Sequence of 2 conversation started on May 9, 2001 and some written notes. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] RCMP - confirmation. From: Aquin, Stéphane. To: Vitiello, Stephen.14/05/2001. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Notes: Sequence of 2 conversation started on May 13, 2001. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] Re : Nam June Paik - RCMP. From: Aquin, Stéphane. To: Vitiello, Stephen.14/05/2001. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Notes: Sequence of 2 conversation started on May 13, 2001. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail]Re : Nam June Paik - RCMP. From: Vitiello, Stephen. To: Aquin, Stéphane  .26/06/2001. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

Archives / L.Lalonde. 1990.30.a-g. 11/2001. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

Richard, Estelle. 1990.30 RCMP Nam June Paik. 12/02/2005. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

Richard, Estelle. Laboratoire de restauration. Rapport détaillé de traitement. 06/2007. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy . 1p. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] 1990.30 Paik, Nam June RCMP. From: Richard, Estelle. To: Aquin, Stéphane; Cullen, Wayne26/07/2007. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] Rép.: Suggestions Matthew Biederman – Paik (1990.30a-g) . From: Richard, Estelle. To: Archambault, Danièle; Vanier, Natalie; Aquin, Stéphane11/09/2007. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 2p. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] Rép.: Suggestion Matthew Biederman - Paik. From: Bondil, Natalie. To: Archaumbault, Danièle; Richard, Estelle; Vanier, Natalie; Aquin, Stéphane12/09/2007. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 2p. Notes: Sequence of 2 conversation started on September 11, 2007. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] Résumé d'une conversation avec Wayne. From: Boudrias, Émilie. 15/10/2007. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Private folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art Archives. Photocopy. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] RE: Paik installation – it will happen this week. From: Biederman, Matthew;  Gagnier, Richard. To: Gagnier, Richard22/10/2007. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] Faire suivre: Rép. : Paik. From: Vanier, Natalie. 22/10/2007. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Private folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art Archives. Photocopy. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] Rép.:1990.30a-g Nam June Paik. From: Vanier, Natalie. 22/10/2007. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Private folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art Archives. Photocopy. Unpublished.

 

Lacerte, Sylvie. The DOCAM Project: A Nam June Paik Work as case Study. DOCAM. Montreal, QC: DOCAM, Daniel Langlois Foundation. 23/10/2007. PDF File. 6p. http://archives.docam.ca/en/wp-content/uploads/12212_docam_njpm_epresentation_final_logo.pdf [Reference: November 12, 2009]. Online.

 

[E-mail] Installation de Reliquaire de Boltanski – Salle 40105 . From: Gagnier, Richard. To: Aquin, Stéphane25/10/2007. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] How's it going?. From: Biederman, Matthew. To: Gagnier, Richard30/10/2007. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] Rép. : 1990.30a-g Nam June Paik . From: Gagnier, Richard. To: Aquin, Stéphane; Cullen, Wayne; Vanier, Natalie02/11/2007. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

Boudrias, Émilie; Vescio, Dina. Étude de cas en structure de catalogage. Royal Canadian Mounted Police/Gendarmerie Royale du Canada, Nam June Paik. 2007. Intranet DOCAM, Daniel Langlois Foundation. PDF File. 114p. Unpublished.

 

Boudrias, Émilie; Vescio, Dina; Pagé, Manon. Rapport de méthodologie MBAM. 2007. Intranet DOCAM, Daniel Langlois Foundation. PDF File. 14p. Unpublished.

 

Montreal Museum of Fine Art. [Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cataloguing Record]. Montreal [2007]. Mimsys Database, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Unpublished.

 

Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Instructions de montage (2007-08-08). 08/08/2007. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 18p. Unpublished.

 

Guest, Christine. [Official Photograph. 2008]. 01/2008. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Color. Unpublished.

 

Guest, Christine. [Official Photograph. 2008]. 01/2008. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Color. Unpublished.

 

[E-mail] 1990.30 Paik, Nam June RCMP. From: Richard, Estelle. To: Archambault, Danièle; Gagnier, Richard[before 08/04/2008]. Included in the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" Conservation folder, Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Photocopy. 1p. Unpublished.

 

Gagnier, Richard; Lafaille, Madeleine; Tolmach, Elaine; Zeppetelli, Anne-Marie. New Media Art in Museum Collections: a Report from the DOCAM Cataloguing and Conservation Committees. Archimuse, Archives & Museum Informatics. Montreal, QC: 04/2008. HTML File. http://www.archimuse.com/m2008/papers/gagnier/gagnier.html [Reference: November 12, 2009]. Online.

 

Gagnier, Richard; Boudrias, Émilie; Mingarelli, Alexandre; Biederman, Matthew. La préservation d'une œuvre incluant des téléviseurs à tube cathodique. Montreal, QC: Montreal Museum of Fine Art. 09/07/2009. Document sent by Richard Gagnier on October 11, 2009. Microsoft Word Document. 42p. Unpublished.

 

Gagnier, Richard. Séminaire 2009 : Présentation de Richard Gagnier. Vie des œuvres dans les institutions Royal Canadian Mounted Police (1989) de Nam June Paik et La minute de vérité de Daniel Dion. DOCAM. Montreal, QC: 2009. Color, 20:04 min.  /fr/seminaires/seminaire-2009/239-seminaire-2009-gagnier.html [Reference: November 12, 2009].

 

 

ABBREVIATIONS:

 

RCMP: Royal Canadian Mounted Police

MMFA: Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, QC, Canada

DLF: The Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and Technology

DOCAM: Documentation and Conservation of the Media Art

 

 


 

[1] Presented in two different exhibition rooms : From October 25 to December 7, 2007 in a first room and form December 7, 2007 to February 13, 2008 in a second room.  [Email] Automne 2007 : exposition dans les salles du musée pour une durée de deux mois. From: Nathalie Vanier. To: Justine Lebeau. 19/11/2009.