Nam June Paik

Reference Number
RF30322425
Gender
Male
Artists Name
Nam June Paik
Activity of Fame
  • Composer
Birth Dates
Star Sign
Cancer (Jun 22nd – Jul22nd)
Country of Birth
Republic of Korea
State of Birth
Seoul
City of Birth
Seoul
Death Dates
Date of Death
Jan 29, 2006
Cause of Death
Disease
Country of Death
United States
State of Death
Florida
City of Death
Miami
Funeral
Funeral Method
Cremation with Urn
Location
State of Funeral
Seoul
City of Funeral
Seoul
Description
Nam June Paik (Korean: 백남준, July 20, 1932 – January 29, 2006) was a Korean American artist. He worked with a variety of media and is considered to be the founder of video art. He is credited with an early usage (1974) of the term "electronic super highway" in application to telecommunications.



Nam June Paik died on 29 January 2006 in Miami. According to Paik's testamentary order, a burial was held, and the urn was transferred to Korea.



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