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by Brian Mertens

ArtAsianPacific, Mar. 2009, no. 62, p. 1

One remarkable thing about South Korea's recent history is that one of its best-known citizen is the avant-garde artist Nam June Paik, he returned to his home country after three-and-a-half decades. Wherever he went, the nomandic Paik was at the center of controversy. The opening of the Nam June Paik Art Centre in Gyeonggi province outside Seoul in early October 2008, marked the culmination in South Korea of a renewed interest in claiming Paik as a national artistic hero.

ITEM 2009.150 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

TV FishNam June Paik