Korean-American artist Nam June Paik (1932-2006) is generally considered the father of video art. As a key figure in the Fluxus movement, he worked closely with John Cage, David Bowie, Yoko Ono and a host of other renowned artists.
Paik’s sculptures can be found in major museums around the world, including the Whitney in New York and the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. This features looks at the recent restoration of one of his major works, PBS (1963-2000), at the former NJN Public Television building in Trenton, New Jersey.
Eric Schultz produced and directed the feature for State of the Arts. Joe Conlon and Andrew Wilkinson served as videographers and Dan Gordon narrates.