Time: September 5, 2014 at 11am to January 4, 2015 at 6pm
Location: Asia Society
Street: 725 Park Avenue
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://asiasociety.org/new-yo…
Event Discipline: crafts, video, visual
Organized By: Asia Society
Latest Activity: Aug 7, 2014
Nam June Paik (1932–2006) was a visionary artist, thinker, and innovator. Considered the “father of video art,” his groundbreaking use of video technology blurred past distinctions between science, fine art, and popular culture. He created a new visual language using mediums previously associated with mass entertainment and scientific discovery.
Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot illustrates modern society’s relationship with technology through one artist’s perspective, and creates a space for visitors to explore the central role technology will continue to play in art and culture for future generations.