24 October 2019

Nam June Paik Outstripped By Technology Tate Modern – Edward Lucie-Smith

Nam June Paik (1932-2006) was a Korean-born artist who lived and worked in Japan, Germany and the United States. He played a considerable role in the international avant-garde. His first solo show, Exposition of Music – Electronic Television, was staged in Wuppertal Germany in 1963.

11 August 2015


Gagosian Gallery Announce Representation Of Nam June Paik Estate

The Gagosian Gallery have announced that they are to represent the estate of Nam June Paik, the Korean born international artist. Paik (1932-2006) was widely acknowledged as the founder of video art, bringing television into the realm of art for the first time and presenting it as a tactile and multisensory medium. Trained as a classical pianist, […]

14 November 2014

Nam June Paik At Tate Modern – The Optimistic Shaman Of Technology

Tate Modern presents a series of pioneering works by Nam June Paik, known as the Korean ‘father of video art’, whose installations anticipated the YouTube age, the works are on display at Tate Modern, after being acquired by the institution after a record £6 million, multi-year sponsorship deal with Korean car maker Hyundai, who has […]

5 November 2014


Nam June Paik South Korean Video Art Pioneer Displayed At Tate Modern

A new display of the work of the pioneering South Korean artist Nam June Paik (1932-2006) opened on Monday at Tate Modern. Nam June Paik is widely recognised to be the founder of video art. The display consists of seven key works and four rarely-seen works on paper, which are being acquired by Tate through […]

24 September 2014


Seoul’s Gallery Seomi Owner Arrested By Authorities

Some say that the artworld is the most unregulated industry next to that of the illegal drugs trade. The controversial Hong Song-won, owner of Seoul’s Gallery Seomi, has been arrested over suspicions that she sold artworks ordered to be seized by a Seoul court, the Korea Times reports. A Seoul court ordered the confiscation of […]