NY + Paris = Art, 1999 - Nam June Paik

About the Work

About NY + Paris = Art

Exploring the juncture of art, pop culture, and media technologies NY + Paris = Art whimsically references forms of global communications. Two boxed television sets, playfully depicted and personified with smiling faces, evoke childlike drawings that lightheartedly reference the effects of images ...Read More
Exploring the juncture of art, pop culture, and media technologies NY + Paris = Art whimsically references forms of global communications. Two boxed television sets, playfully depicted and personified with smiling faces, evoke childlike drawings that lightheartedly reference the effects of images, video, and television on transcultural channels of dialogue. Read Less

About the Artist

About Nam June Paik

Nam June Paik is best known for his radiant, large-scale television installations. Paik used television as a medium to remix familiar imagery (such as the ...Read More
Nam June Paik is best known for his radiant, large-scale television installations. Paik used television as a medium to remix familiar imagery (such as the American flag) in an intoxicating and unexpected manner. An exciting and experimental pioneer of early video art, Paik was also an avant-garde composer, a seminal member of the Fluxus movement, and a sci-fi enthusiast who built his own robot and also created art with satellites.

A visionary who coined the term "electronic superhighway" in 1974, Paik foresaw and contributed to the information age of the twenty-first century. Inspired by the riveting performances of legendary composer John Cage, he was determined to translate electronic music to the visual realm. In the early 1960s, he exhibited the first work of art containing a television set and would continue showing them in conjunction with lasers creating a dramatic interplay of light, imagery, and symbolism.Read Less

NY + Paris = Art, 1999

Nam June Paik

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30.00" x 22.00" $1,000
Edition of 100

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Lithograph

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Signed and numbered by the artist in crayon

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