Nam June Paik

1932 Born in Korea



2000 The Worlds of Nam June Paik, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Nam June Paik: Video Art Pioneer, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

1999 Nam June Paik: Fluxus/Video, Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany

Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

1997 Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Florida

Galeria Ramis Barquet, Monterrey, Mexico

1996 The Electronic Super Highway: Nam June Paik in the Nineties, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California (travelled to Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal)

Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark

1995 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Galley Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea

New Work, Galerie Fine Art Rafael Vostell, Berlin

1994 The Art Show,Associated Dealers of American Art, New York

The Electronic Super Highway: Nam June Paik in the Nineties, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

1993 Artist as Nomad, Venice Biennale 1993, German Pavilion, Venice

Feedback and Feedforth, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

1992 Nam June Paik: Retrospective, Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, South Korea

Nam June Paik: Arti Elettroniche, Cinema e Media Verso il XXI Secolo, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome

1991 Nam June Paik: Retrospective, Kunsthaus Zurich, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland

Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany

1990 Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf, Germany

Galerie Van De Velde, Antwerp, Belgium

Holly Solomon Gallery, New York

1989 La Fee Electronique, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Galerie du Genie, Paris

Mayor Rowan Gallery, London

Galerie Juana Mordo, Madrid

Weisses Haus, Hamburg

Image World: Art and Media Culture, Whitney Museum, New York

1988 Nam June Paik: Beuys and Bogie, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Los Angeles

Nam June Paik: Color Bar Paintings, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York

Nam June Paik: Family of Robot, The Hayward Gallery, South Bank Centre, London

1986 Nam June Paik: Family of Robot, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

International Art Exposition, Chicago

Nam June Paik: Sculpture, Painting and Laser Photography, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York

1984 Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo

DAAD-Galerie, West Berlin

1982 Whitney Museum, New York

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (retrospective)

1976 Bonino Gallery, New York

René Block Gallery, New York

1975 René Block Gallery, New York

1974 Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York

Bonino Gallery, New York

1973 The Kitchen, New York

1972 Museum of Modern Art, New York

1971 Bonino Gallery, New York

1965 Bonino Gallery, New York

1963 Galerie Parnass, Wuppertal, West Germany

1962 Kammerspiele, Dusseldorf

1961 Simultan, Galerie Lauhus, Cologne (with Wolf Vostell and Stefan Wewerka)

1960 Mary Bauermeister Studio, Cologne

1959 Galerie 22, Dusseldorf



2001 Collecting Ideas: Works from the Polly and Mark Addison Collection,Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

2000 Tempus Fugit: Time Flies,The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

1999 Fluxus in Amerika, Fine Art Rafael Vostell, Berlin, Germany

1998 On the Nature of Landscape, Mount Holyoke College Museum of Art, South Hadley, Massachusetts

1997 Skulpture Projects in Munster, Westfalisches Landesmuseum, Munster, Germany

1996 Mediascape, Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York

1995 Dialogues of Peace,Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

1994 Tuning Up,Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany

1993 The Portrait Now,National Portrait Gallery, London

1988 The Arts for Television, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (travelled)

1987 Avant-Garde in the Eighties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1975 Open Circuits: The Future of Television, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Video Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

1973 Circuit: A Video Invitational, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York

1971 St. Jude Video International, de Saisset Art Gallery and Museum, University of Santa Clara California

1969 TV as a Creative Medium, Howard Wise Gallery, New York

1968 Cybernetic Serendipity, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

1962 Fluxus Festival, Wiesbaden, West Germany



Museum of Modern Art, New York

Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California

Denver Art Museum, Colorado

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Detroit Museum of Art, Michigan

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio

Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Hiroshima Museum, Japan

Tokyo Metropolitan Museum

Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, South Korea

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Museum Ludwig, Aachen, Germany

Museum Ludwig, Cologne

Deutsches Post Museum, Frankfurt

Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany

Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf

Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Folkwangmuseum, Essen

Monchehaus Museum, Goslar, Germany

Stadtische Kunsthalle, Mannheim, Germany

Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany

Stadische Museum, Monchengladbach, Germany

Museum of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris

Musee d'Art Moderne, Saint Etienne, France

Musee d'Art Contemporain, Foundation Edelman, Lausanne, Switzerland

Statens Kunst-musee, Stockholm

Louisiana, Humblebaek, Denmark

Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna

National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, New York



1993 Public Art Commission, City of Anaheim, California

1992 Public Art Commission, Chase Manhattan Bank, Brooklyn, New York

1992 Electro-Symbio Phonics for Pheonix, American West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona

1990 Video Arbor, Forest City Residential Development, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



2000        National Arts Club Artists Award

1999        International Distinguished Artist Award, Miami

1998        Kyoto Prize

1993        1st Prize, Best Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice

1992        UNESCO Picasso Medal

1991        Skowhegan Medal for Video