The worlds of Nam June Paik

The worlds of Nam June Paik

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Accompanying the first American retrospective of the Korean-born multi-media artist's work since 1982, this volume brings together the major artworks that define Nam June Paik's singular achievement. Through his sculptures, installations, videotapes, and projects for television, Paik has recognized and realized the potential of video to become an artistic medium. Published to accompany an exhibition opening in February at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, this book is sure to draw major media attention. Through its 300 illustrations, and an essay by Guggenheim curator John G. Hanhardt -- supplemented by a selection of Paik's own writings -- this volume allows art lovers to experience the numerous ways in which Paik has treated thc electronic moving image and expanded the definition of sculpture and installation art over the past four decades.Two-channel video installation with eighty-four monitors; color, sound; 75 x 139 k 23 inches (190 * 352 * 58 cm), installed in the window of the Chase Manhattan Bank. ... In front of each monitor is a tank filled with water and fish. To see aanbsp;...

Title:The worlds of Nam June Paik
Author:John G. Hanhardt, Nam June Paik
Publisher:Guggenheim Museum Pubns - 2000


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