Tate Liverpool Presents One of the Most Innovative Artists of the 20th Century


LIVERPOOL.- Video artist, performance artist, composer and visionary: Nam June Paik (1932-2006) was one of the most innovative artists of the 20th century. Tate Liverpool, in collaboration with FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) present the first major retrospective since the artist’s death, and the first exhibition of Paik’s work in the UK since 1988. The exhibition celebrates Paik as the inventor of media art, presenting his artistic path and highlighting his diverse talents in experimental, musical, philosophical, spiritual, political and technological. The exhibition showcases around ninety works from all phases of his career, many shown in the UK for the first time, alongside a rich selection of documentary materials from Paik’s performances and early exhibitions. Paik’s work developed from music via Fluxus actions and performance to media works,