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Nam June Paik

 (1932 - 2006)
Nam June Paik was active/lived in New York, Florida / South Korea.  Nam Paik is known for video artist-sculptor, installation.

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Born in Seoul, South Korea, Nam June Paik became the pioneer of video art* in the United States.  He coined the phrase "electronic superhighway", and with his work, demonstrated how artists could use the medium of television creatively.  Part of his innovation was building a video synthesizer that allows video images to be reshaped and altered with color.  In this and other ways, he expanded "the traditional definitions of art-making . . . while simultaneously initiating and influencing creative developments in the technical realms of television editing and image making" (ARTNews 5/99).

In spite of a stroke suffered in 1997, he continued to work and focused on laser installations, which were featured   ...  Displaying 750 of 8332 characters.

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