Nam June Paik

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  • Nam June Paik And Bill Viola

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    Both Nam June Paik and Bill Viola are celebrated artists around the world for their work in the video and media industry. They were able to change how film could be produced with the development of the video-synthesizer by Paik and the stylistic approach by Viola. They both lived in the United States but traveled around the world and studied other cultures. Today they are recognized as important figures in the revolution of the media industry and have both received many awards. Nam June Paik was born

  • Visit To An Art Museum

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    some paintings. I visited an exclusive temporary exhibit of Edvard Munch which included a surprising amount of paintings of naked women. Nothing caught my eye in the first few galleries, but then I stumbled on an exhibit called “In Character” by Nam June Paik. As soon as I walked in, I got embarrassingly excited. I constantly had to stop myself from running around the museum like a madman. All the TV sculptures and simple, childlike drawings had been just so incredible to me. The piece that I really

  • Joseph Wright Derby 's An Experiment On A Bird

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    depicts a group of people huddled around a table in a candlelit room as a scientist performs an experiment with a bird in an air pump. Buddha Watching TV (1974) is Nam June Paik’s post-modern sculpture currently on display at the Virginia Fine Arts Museum in Richmond, Virginia. It is one of numerous similar pieces created by Paik in his lifetime. Displayed on a wooden platform, this piece consists of the head of a Buddha statue, placed in a mound of dirt, facing a video camera and television

  • Interface Now: Viewing Nam June Paik's TV Buddha

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    “Interface Now: Viewing Nam June Paik’s TV Buddha.” Professor Mondloch first briefly discussed the concept of interface in the context of art. She argues that the way we see and experience art works “is as important as what we see.” To illustrate her argument, Professor Mondloch used Bruce Nauman’s Live-Taped Video Corridor as an example of how our experiences of an art work can become its meaning. Next, Professor Mondloch presented different sets of TV Buddha by Nam June Paik and asked three questions:

  • The Visual Arts, Technology, And Philosophy

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    One of the artists responsible for video art would be Nam June Paik. Nam June Paik is a Korean artist and musician; Paik was known for assembling television sets to create a “rapid-fire assortment of animated and live-video images drawn from East and West,” additionally, Paik’s idea allowed for the creation of the jumbotron, which now allows

  • Bill Viola Research Paper

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    Afterwards he traveled to study and record traditional performing arts in the Solomon Islands, Java, Bali, and Japan. Bill in 1970s was a video preparator at Syracuse’s Everson Museum of Art. Bill had many influences during his works, which include: Nam June

  • How Did Andy Warhol Influence The Pop Music?

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    Andrew Warhola (August 1928-February 1987) was an American artist, photographer and filmmaker who…” was one of the leading artists of the Pop art movement during the 1960s.” (Getlein) Warhola was born, raised and educated in Pittsburgh, PA. After graduating from Carnegie Institute of Technology with Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in 1949, Warhola moved to New York City to search for a career as a commercial artist. Upon arriving in New York, an eager Warhola legally changed his last name to Warhol

  • Relationship Between Light And Shadows

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    The visual world can be described in many ways, but its most fundamental properties seem to be these: It is extended in distance and modified in depth; it is upright, stable, and without boundaries; it is coloured, shadowed, illuminated, and textured; it is composed of surface, edges, shapes, and interspaces; finally and most importantly of all, it is filled with things which have a meaning. ( Gibson,1950, Pg 3) And to capture such visual world one needs a surface which is illuminated: whether as