Nam June Paik

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Hallyu! The Korean Wave review – a dazzling historical remix
This gleeful, giddy celebration of the culture of South Korea ranges from fashion to fine art and grand guignol to Gangnam style

Jonathan Jones

21, Sep, 2022 @2:19 PM

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Smashed cars and Chinese chewing: the five masterpieces of video art
Half a century ago, an art form flickered into life as mavericks from Nam June Paik to Bill Viola took up technology to transform the way we see the world

Barbara London

19, Jan, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Artists assemble! How collectives took over the art world
They’re principled, they’re powerful and they make the art world jumpy. As the Turner prize is split four ways, we look at how collectives are shaking things up

Oliver Basciano

10, Dec, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Nam June Paik review – encounters with a true visionary
A teeming retrospective of the Korean-American artist spans half a century, from Fluxus and Nixon to Bowie and MTV


19, Oct, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Nam June Paik review: move over Tim Berners-Lee, here's the real web prophet
He built a garden of tellies, revelled in digital overload and foresaw the internet back in 1974. What a shame this revealing show smothers Paik in seriousness

Jonathan Jones

15, Oct, 2019 @4:53 PM

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Together in electric dreams: how the art world embraced modern technology first
A wall of TV monitors, a face pixelated in Mondrian colours, a playful selfie … we may all be artists in the social media age, but, as a new exhibition reveals, visual artists were the original tech heads

Steven Poole

08, Jan, 2016 @12:00 PM

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Nam June Paik: Watch with Buddha

Nam June Paik pickaxed pianos, dunked cellists in water, and found strange uses for defunct tellies. Adrian Searle gets lost in the Korean artist's gadget graveyard

Adrian Searle

19, Dec, 2010 @9:30 PM

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Nam June Paik at Tate Liverpool – art review

Nam June Paik used video footage as paint and TV sets as sculpture to invent an entire art form. Laura Cumming enjoys Tate Liverpool's stunning retrospective

Laura Cumming

19, Dec, 2010 @12:01 AM

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Artists beginning with P

From Nam June Paik to Nicolas Poussin

Jonathan Jones, Robert Clark, Jessica Lack, and Charlotte Higgins

29, Oct, 2008 @12:05 AM

Zen for Film is perfect medicine for hectic lives

Stop what you're doing: composer and video artist Nam June Paik's soundless film deserves our absolute concentration

Tom Service

11, Jul, 2008 @7:30 AM

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