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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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One, titled Internet Dream, is a work made in 1994 by video art pioneer Nam June Paik.
The work on display in 'Artspace Germany' includes sculpture, paintings, photography and installations, by Sir Anthony Douglas Cragg, Armando, Marianne Eigenheer, Christine Hill, Candice Breitz, Magdalena Jetelovna, Per Kirkenby, Joseph Kosuth, Marie-Jo Lafontaine, Simone Mangos, Guiseppe Spagnulo, Warzinee Tokarski, Herman de Vries and Nam June Paik.
NAM JUNE PAIK MEMORIAL HOUSE TUCKED away in a quiet back street in Dongmyo, a small hanok - a traditional Korean wooden house - harbours an interactive display in tribute to arguably the nation's most famous and controversial artist, Nam June Paik.
He also served as the artistic director of the National Orchestra of Korea and executive director of the Nam June Paik Cultural Foundation.
Also in the 'Feature' section, which is devoted to curated shows by established and historic artists, look out for the work of Nam June Paik (Fig.
I'm certainly immensely proud that Germany would have Norman Foster design the Reichstag and Nam June Paik represent the country at the Venice Biennale, and of the cultural politics of the German Academic Exchange Service.
He also received the 2012 Nam June Paik Art Center Prize and the 2013 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award: Visual Arts.
Collaborating on music projects and performing with Pauline Oliveros, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Scanner, Machinefabriek, Yasunao Tone and visual artists including Tony Oursler, Joan Jonas and the late, great Fluxus artist and "Father of Video Art" Nam June Paik, Vitiello has composed for independent films, experimental video projects and art installations for more than two decades
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Korean artist Lee Lee Nam has been variously hailed as a re-inventor of masterpieces and the second Nam June Paik.
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.