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Asia Society Museum

Nam June Paik

Becoming Robot

NAM JUNE PAIK, Robot K-456, 1964, 20-channel radio-controlled robot, aluminum profiles, 

wire, wood, electrical divide, foam material and control-turn out, 183 x 103 x 72 cm. 

Courtesy Asia Society, New York.

Described by the late Australian art critic Robert Hughes as the "sage and antic father of video as an art form," Korean-born artist Nam June Paik's (1932–2006) low-tech multimedia installations and experimental performances have attracted critical acclaim over the past three decades. Paik's works have been featured in international exhibitions, including Documenta 6 (1977)…

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