Thursday, June 15, 2006
Nam June Paik
Artist Nam June Paik was born on July 20, 1932 He was born in Seoul, South Korea. He worked on several mediums of art but was often being credited for discovering and/or inventing the medium known as video art.
Nam June Paik then began participating in the Neo-Dada art movement, known as Fluxus, which was inspried by the composer John Cage, and his use of everyday sounds and noises in his music. He made his big debut at an exhibition known as, ''Exposition of Music-Electronic Television'', in which he scattered televisions everywhere, and used magnets to alter or disort their images.