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Nam June Paik : global visionary

Author: John G Hanhardt; Ken Hakuta; Nam June Paik; Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian American Art Museum ; London : in association with D Giles Limited, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Internationally recognized as the father of video art, Korean-born artist Nam June Paik (1932-2006) transformed 20th-century art. His innovative, media-based artwork was grounded in the practices of avant-garde music and performance art, which he used to expand video and television as artistic expressions in contemporary visual culture. Nam June Paik: Global Visionary features key artworks from the Smithsonian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Named Person: Nam June Paik; Nam June Paik
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John G Hanhardt; Ken Hakuta; Nam June Paik; Smithsonian American Art Museum.
ISBN: 9781907804205 190780420X
OCLC Number: 830201733
Notes: Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, December 13, 2012-August 11, 2013.
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: My uncle Nam June / Ken Hakuta --
Nam June Paik : from avant-garde to post-video art / John G. Hanhardt --
Selections from the Nam June Paik archive.
Responsibility: John G. Hanhardt, Ken Hakuta ; with a foreword by Elizabeth Broun.

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Internationally recognised as the father of video art, Korean-born artist Nam June Paik (1932-2006) transformed 20th-century art. This is a monograph of his work.  Read more...

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"[experience first-hand] the noise and delicious chaos of the...Korean-born trailblazer of video art" Philip Kennicott, "The Washington Post"

 
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