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The ping-pong table entered the fine arts as both an object and a symbol of interpersonal communication
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The ping-pong table entered the fine arts as both an object and a symbol of interpersonal communication

One example of this symbolic use is the Ping-pong Dining Table by Singaporean artist Hunn Wai. After all, table tennis originated when people use the dining tables at home for the game. The piece references the sport’s beginnings in Victorian England while following the official material and size requirements. Only where traditional ping-pong tables have their lines, the glossy black panel is decorated with golden rococo patterns. The net is…

Kateřina Hubertová 1.10.2022