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Nam June Paik

[Korean-born American Video Artist, 1932-2006]

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    Nam June Paik Works Online    
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Original works by Nam June Paik available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
3 works online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Rose Art Memory, 1988

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Nam June Paik's cars for the 20th century

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteNam June Paik at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteStuart Collection of Sculpture at the University of California
Something Pacific, installation documented by numerous photographs

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
Eagle Eye, 1996

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Piano Piece, 1993

Art Museum of the Americas, Washington D.C.
WAIS Station Tower

Art Museum of the Americas, Washington D.C.
WAIS Station Tower, 1996

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
Dream with legs

DaimlerChrysler Collection, Berlin
Nam Sat

Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Plutonian, 1993

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Couch Potato, 1994

Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany (in German)  
Faraday, 1992

Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, Switzerland (mostly in German)  
Beuys/Voice - A Hole in the Hat, 1987/90

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
To see the text in English, click on "English", then "Collection", then on the artist name

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany (in German)  

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
Klavier Integral

Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (in French)  
Olympe de Gouges

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
TV cello, 2000

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Capella, 1990

Schleswig-Holstein Museums, Germany
3 works online

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts
Internet Dweller: btjm.twelve.jhgd, 1997

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology, Columbia, Missouri

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Buddha Watching TV

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Lempertz Auction Gallery, Cologne, Germany -- Highlights from Past Sales
Miss Rheingold, 1993

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteNam June Paik Museum Ideas Competition
Website for a planned museum to be built in South Korea

Filmography from the Internet Movie Database

"A traveling exhibition of Paik Video Sculptures"

Inside Installations
Information from a research project into the care and administration of installation art

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Nam June Paik  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Deutsche Bank Artmag
Nam June Paik Museum in Korea

Deutsche Bank Artmag
Nam June Paik at Deutsche Guggenheim

New Media Encyclopedia
A project sponsored by several museums of contemporary art

The Village Voice
2006 memoriam by Jerry Saltz

Video Data Bank: Video Art and Video Artists
Click on the videocamera icon to launch video (videos are fairly small)

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself
A few works by Nam June Paik mixed in with a number of related videos

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
look inside

The Worlds of Nam June Paik

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