Saturday, August 11, 2012

PAST: ART: "Nam June Paik: Global Visionary" at the Smithsonian American Art Museum THURS, Dec 13th - SUN, August 11th, Free

Nam June Paik: Global Visionary
On view Thursday, December 13th, 2012 - Sunday, August 11th
Note: This museum is open from 11:30am - 7:00pm daily

This exhibit features works by Korean-born artist Nam June Paik, who was a major influence on late 20th-century art. This exhibition includes 67 artworks and more than 140 items from the Archive. Several rare artworks borrowed from private and public collections, including TV Garden (1974/2000) from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Buddha Complex (1982) from the Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College, and Paik’s rarely seen installation Moon Projection with E Moon and Birds (1996), on loan from the Paik Estate, are featured. Three exceptional artworks from the museum’s collection will be included: Zen for TV (1963/1976), Megatron/Matrix (1995), and Electronic Superhighway: Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii (1995).

8th & F St NW - 3rd Floor
Metro: Gallery Pl - Chinatown or short walk from Metro Center

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