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Nam June Paik at the National Gallery of Art: Video Birthed a Modern Art Star.

Nam June Paik did not exactly take the world seriously.

Over an
extensive career spent making sculptures using television sets and
installations using moving images, Paik employed a lot of very go-go
video: dancing girls, disco tracks, hypercolor effects. For the cellist
Charlotte Moorman, a musician whose collaborations with Paik represent
some of the best work of the experimental Fluxus movement, Paik designed
a bra using working miniature television sets. He described “TV Bra for
Living Sculpture” (1969) — Moorman wore the two sets in place of her
bra cups as she performed — as the original “boob tube.”

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