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Paik, Nam June

(näm jo͞on pīk), 1932–2006, Korean-American artist, widely considered the founder of video art, b. Seoul, studied art and music at Tokyo Univ. and in Germany. A performance and conceptual artist, Paik worked beginning in the 1960s mainly with video, integrating visual images with music. A characteristic work, Fin de Siecle II (1989–90; Whitney Mus., New York City), incorporates hundreds of television monitors, confronting the viewer with multiple images and sounds. His wife, Shigeko Kubota, 1937–2015, was also a pioneering video artist.
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The selection features the work of 28 artists including Nam June Paik, Andy Warhol, Yayoi Kusama, Vito Acconci and John Baldessari.
The gallery recently opened a new display of more than 150 works featuring pieces by artists including Sir Peter Blake, Louise Bourgeois, Marcel Duchamp, Nam June Paik, Eduardo Paolozzi and Grayson Perry.
Many international artists have presented their work in her gallery, such as Allan Kaprow, Michael Klerman, Al Hansen, Geoffrey Hendricks, Nam June Paik, Dick Higgins, Milan Knizak, Phil Corner, Sakir GE[micro]kcebag, Endre Tot, John Cage, and Ulrike Rosenbach
xus Festival der Neuen Kunst (Festival of New Art) in Aachen, Germany, in July 1964, a pioneering live television broadcast from Dusseldorf in December of the same year, and finally the Happening 24 Stunden (24 Hours) at Galerie Parnass in Wuppertal, Germany, in June 1965, which also included Charlotte Moorman, Nam June Paik, Eckart Rahn, and Tomas Schmit.
From Asia we expect to find works by the prolific Takashi Murakami (Japan), Zhang Huan (China) and Nam June Paik (South Korea).
Transmitted Live: Nam June Paik Resounds Talbot Rice Gallery, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh UNTIL 19.
Work by Birkenhead-born Turner Prize winner Mark Leckey, Liver pool's Imogen Stidworthy and the father of video art Nam June Paik will also feature.
Mr Norton has built his collection over the last two decades by supporting emerging artists, and what is on offer suggests he has backed winners--the 60 works here embrace the likes of Matthew Barney, Maurizio Cattelan, Robert Gober, Takashi Murakami and Nam June Paik.
NASA | ART: 50 Years of Exploration" features works by artists as diverse as Annie Leibovitz, Alexander Calder, Nam June Paik, Norman Rockwell, Andy Warhol, and William Wegman.
The portrait of Robert Goddard by Nam June Paik, known as the father of video art, is a flashing, blinking tribute to the father of American rocketry.
The museum kunst palast does not display the great teacher Nam June Paik - the "godfather of video art" - by himself but in conjunction with the young winners of the Nam June Paik Award.
Work by the late pioneering video artist Nam June Paik is coming this spring to the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, 1430 Johnson Lane, on the University of Oregon campus.