Artist 13: Nam June Paik

Nam june picThis is Nam June Paik (July 20, 1932 – January 29, 2006), the founder of video art. He was a Korean American artist and worked with a variety of media. Paik is credited with an early usage (1974) of the term “electronic super highway” in application to telecommunications.

us map1 copyElectronic Superhighway: Continental US (1995). Forty seven channel and closed circuit video installation with 313 monitors, neon, and steel structure。


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