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Nam June Paik «Yellow Peril !»
Nam June Paik, «Yellow Peril !», 1963 – 1964
© Nam June Paik
sketch from a letter written to George Maciunas

 Nam June Paik
«Yellow Peril !»

Emperor Wilhelm II spoke of the 'Yellow Peril' in view of the upheavals in Japanese society, while Louis XIV claimed 'L’État c' est moi' ('I am the State). Combining the two, Paik declares, 'I am the Yellow Peril!'