Gallery HYUNDAI is proud to announce an exhibition Nam June Paik: When He was in Seoul, in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Paik’s death. This will mark the artist’s seventh solo exhibition with the gallery.
The exhibition will be consisted of works created mainly in 1980s and 1990s and introduced between 1988 and 2000 for the first time in Seoul, where his artistic career has just been known only after a successful satellite show ‘Good Morning Mr. Owell’ aired via KBS (Korean Broadcasting System) on January first in 1984.
Gallery HYUNDAI organized his first solo exhibition in Seoul in 1988, introducing his sculptural video pieces. The first kind of TV robot series of Korean historical figures which was sensational works to the most Korean audience as he freely used antique television cabinets and the newest technology along with the edited moving images. Most of works exhibited in Seoul have remained in Seoul by supports of passionate art institutions and collectors as an important cultural asset of Korean-born-global artist who was embraced by the whole world and made a profound impact in the 20th century art history.