Nam June PAIK

Born 1932 in Seoul, Korea. Paik moved to Hong Kong in 1949 to avoid the Korean War, and later moved to Japan where he graduated art history course of Tokyo University’s department of literature. From there, Paik moved to West Germany and learned history of music at Munich University. After meeting John Cage, Paik was greatly influenced by him. Meeting George Maciunas , the founder of “Fluxus”, in 1961, Paik worked as a centering figure of Fluxus activity. Produced the world’s first video art, which he controlled image on the TV screen with a magnet in 1963.

He immigrated to the USA in 1964. Starred in performance “Robot Opera” together with Charlotte Moorman. In 1977, Paik married with a video artist Shigeko Kubota. Exhibited work in Germany house at 45th Venice Biennale in 1993, where he was awarded a Golden Lion. Awarded Kyoto prize in 1998. Retrospective exhibition was hels at Guggenheim Museum, NY in 2000. Passed away at home in Miami in 2006, aged 73.

 


PORTFOLIO: "Evolution Revolution Resolution"

1989
Lithograph(set of 8)
Image size:70.0×52.0cm
Sheet size:75.6×56.6cm
Box size:80.0×59.8×3.6cm
Ed.64
Each page signed

"Work"

Wood・Oil
Sheet size:136.3x75.7cm
Signed


"Ginsberg" (work also on back)

Silkscreen
61.5x76.0cm
Ed.75
Signed

"?+?=??"

Silkscreen
21.5x51.0cm
Ed.70
Signed

"Print T-shirt"

2001
T-shirt
Shirt size:73.0x81.0cm
Image size:22.5x20.2cm
Signed



"No. 7" from <THE NEW YORK COLLECTION FOR STOCKHOLM>

1973
Image size:27.5×20.4cm
Sheet size :22.9×30.4cm
Signed

 


"Portrait of MacLuhan"

1978
Screenprint(set of 2)
Image size:53.5×128.0cm
Sheet size:57.5×132.0cm
Ed.75
Signed

"Portrait of Allen Ginsberg"

Screenprint
73.8×62.0cm
Ed.75
Signed

"Kokoro"

Screenprint(color set of 2)
27×24cm
Ed.75 
Signed


"Work"

1960
Pen, crayon, colored pencil
Image size:75.0×11.5cm
Sheet size:75.0×13.5cm
Signed
SOLD

"Work"

Mixed media
Image size:35.0×48.0cm
Sheet size:35.0×51.6cm
Signed
SOLD

"Work"

1996
Oil on canvas
Image size:51.0x58.5cm
Canvas size:60.8x76.2cm
SOLD

 


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Toki no Wasuremono Archives
"Toki no Wasuremono Archives vol.1  Akira GOMI  -Yellows-"


 


Exhibitions
2014
No.253)    Charm of Gelatin Silver Prints V    8/20 - 8/30


2013
No.232)  Charm of Gelatin Silver Prints IV  8th Feb. 2012 - 16th Feb.

2012
No.219)  AKIRA GOMi 1972-2012 / Shiro KURAMATA & Rena MURAKAMI.  11th May. 2012 - 19th May.
No.213)  Charm of Gelatin Silver Prints III -Nude is beautiful-  27th Jan. 2012 - 4th Feb.

2010
No.191)  Charm of Gelatin Silver Prints II -Noir et Blanc-  27th Aug. 2010 - 4th Sep.
No.186)  The NUDE  13th Apr. 2010 - 24th Apr.

2009
No.177)  Akira GOMI Exhibition  4th Aug. 2009 - 22nd Aug.

2008
No.169)  Rediscover The Beauty of Prints  12th Dec. 2008 - 27th Dec.
No.167)  Photo Collection "Fall in Love with The Photographs"  31st Oct. 2008 - 8th Nov.
No.166)  Akira GOMI photo exhibition "Yellows1.0"  10th Oct. 2008 - 25th Oct.

2006
Eros & Khaos, The Photograph Collection of Mr.X  6th Sep. 2006 - 9th Sep.  (Eros & Khaos, The Photograph Collection of Mr.X)

 

Collector's voice (Japanese)
Shigeru HARA  "Akira GOMI photo exhibition"  Aug. 2009
Osamu SAEKI  "A cloud and an afterimage - modern art as an intermedium"  from coto Vol.17
Yu ODAGIRI  "Eros & Khaos, The Photograph Collection of Mr.X"  Sep. 2006