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Nam June Paik Benefit Dinner

Presentation of "Good Morning Mr. Orwell," at the Kitchen Gallery, New York, on December 8, 1983 (detail). Photograph © 1983 by Lorenzo Bianda (Tegna, CH).


Nam June Paik (1932-2006) — visionary artist, thinker, and innovator — is considered the "father of video art" for his groundbreaking use of video technology that blurred past distinctions between science, fine art, and popular culture.

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Reception and private viewing of the exhibition

7:15 pm
Special performance by Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky and Jonah Bokaer, with Rami Seo

7:30 pm
Benefit dinner
Cocktail Attire



Honorary Committee

Laurie Anderson
Nicolas Berggruen
Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz
Tom Freston
Harold and Ruth Newman
Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky
Denise and Andrew Saul


Co Chairs

Joleen and Mitch Julis
Yoko Ono
Katherine Farley and Jerry Speyer


For inquiries, please contact: [email protected], or 212.327.9230


Event Details

8 September 2014
6:00pm - 10:00pm

725 Park Avenue
New York, NY