Nam June Paik


Nam June Paik, ‘Nixon’ 1965–2002
Nixon 1965–2002
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Nam June Paik (Korean: 백남준, July 20, 1932 – January 29, 2006) was a Korean American artist. He worked with a variety of media and is considered to be the founder of video art. He is credited with an early usage (1974) of the term "electronic super highway" in application to telecommunications.

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