Internationally recognized as the “father of video art,” Korean-born artist Nam June Paik (1932–2006) transformed twentieth-century art. His innovative media-based artwork was grounded in avant-garde music and performance art, which he used to expand video and television as artistic expressions. Nam June Paik: Global Visionary offers a view into the artist’s creative method by featuring key artworks that convey Paik’s extraordinary accomplishments as well as selections from the Nam June Paik Archive.
Not on view
December 13, 2012 — August 10, 2013
Smithsonian American Art Museum (8th and G Streets, NW)
The artwork and ideas of the Korean-born artist Nam June Paik were a major influence on late twentieth-century art and continue to inspire a new ge
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