to the astonishing development of science we reached a state where the
distinction between Video Art, Computer, Art or Game has become
Computer is becoming artistic and art is becoming computerized.
Now, the winner of computer becomes the winner of world wide competition and it has become proper that one must win the computer software competition to survive the 21st century.
Art as a Lead, Wield power over the economical success because our capitalism has been transformed from ‘Hardware Capitalism’ into‘Software Capitalism??.
Modern arts endeavor to expel the mystifying of the absolute art derived from the past tradition.
Usually, Modern arts is considered to be abstruse but this occurs only when accepting the fine arts that I know and not recognizing the newly attempted pieces as fine arts.
All the common senses and stereotypes made man ‘Fools?? and must be destroyed occasionally and must be changed. ”
“ There is a circle. It is an Art.
There is another circle. It is communication.
They overlap in a jujube seed shape. It is Video Art.
Video Art is as solid as a jujube seed. ”
- Nam June Paik
|Born in Seoul, Korea (1931)|
|B.A., University of Tokyo, Japan (1956)|
|2002||Commemorating the Opening of the Korean Folk Village Art Museum|
|2001||Over the Century, Galerie Bhak, Seoul, Korea|
|Guggenheim Museum, Spain|
|2000||The world of Nam June Paik, Guggenheim Museum, New York|
|The world of Nam June Paik, Hoam Museum, Seoul|
|1998||Galerie Bhak, Seoul, Korea|
|1995||Nam June Paik '95: Art and Communication, Galerie Bhak|
|Gallery Hyundai/ The Chosun Il Bo Musuem, Seoul|
|The Electronic Superhighway : Nam June Paik in the Nineties,|
|Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis/Columbus|
|Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia|
|1993||Artist as Nomad, Venice Biennale, German Pavilion|
|1992||Nam June Paik : Retrospective, The National|
|Museum of Contemporary Art, Kwachun, Korea|
|1991||Nam June Paik : Video Time - Video Space,|
|Kunsthaus Zurich, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland|
|1990||Nam June Paik : Beuys Vox (1961-1986), Gallery Hyundai/Won Gallery, Seoul|
|Group Exhibitions and Art Fairs|
|2001||KCAF I, Seoul Art Center, Seoul|
|1999||Art Miami '98, Miami Beach Convention Center, USA|
|Brussels Art Fair, Belgium|
|Art Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, USA|
|Fluxus in Amerika, Rafael Vostell, Berlin|
|The American Century: Art and Culture, 1900-2000(Part 2), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York|
|1998||Art Miami '98, Miami Beach Convention Center, USA|
|Art Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, USA|
|Out of Action : Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979, The Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art|
|1997||NICAF '97, Galerie Bhak, Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo|
|Skulptur, Projekte in M?nster, Germany|
|1996||SIAF '97, Galerie Bhak, KOEX, Seoul|
|Mixed Pixels : Nam June Paik Students, Video Dreams 1978-95, Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf|
|Mediascape, Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York|
|1995||Asiana, Venice, Italy|
|Kwangju Biennale : infoART'95, Museum of Contemporary Art, Kwangju, Korea|
|The 4th International Istanbul Biennial/4, throughout the city, Istanbul|
|3 Biennale d' Art Contemporain de Lyon : installation, cinema, video, informatique, Mus?e d' Art Contemporain, Lyon|
|1994||Home Video Redefined : Media, Sculpture and Domesticity, Center of Contemporary Art, Miami|
|Japanese Art after 1945 : Scream against the Sky, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama|
|The Howard Wise Gallery : TV As a Creative Medium, 1969, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York|
|1993||Taejon Exposition, Korea|
|In the Spirit of Fluxus, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis|
|Neither East nor West : Seven Contemporary New York Artists, Taipei Gallery, Taipei|
|1992||Nam June Paik : Video and Paper with Allen Ginsberg, Gallery Meegun, Seoul|
|1991||I love Art, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, WATARI-UM, Tokyo|
|1990||Eight Biennale of Sydney : Readymade Boomerang, Certain Relations in Twentieth Century Art, Sydney|