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Still from "Good Morning Mr. Orwell," 1984. Video, color, sound. 38 minutes. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix, New York.

Nam June Paik and the 'Sloppy Machine' That Helped Create a New Art Form

The ungainly, rough-hewn apparatus Nam June Paik co-created in 1969 made it possible for later generations of artists to play with video as a medium. more

Nam June Paik: Video Across Media

Asia Society Film Curator La Frances Hui and Gregory Zinman discuss Paik's career-long interest in expanding video's material and conceptual properties and its horizons as an art form. more

Arts & Museum Summit: Three Words for the 21st Century

Museum directors from around the world each provide three descriptive terms for what a museum needs to be in the 21st century. more

What Should a Museum Be in the 21st Century?

An international array of leading museum world professionals speculate on what will have to change, and what won't, as museums gradually evolve and try to remain relevant in the 21st century. more
Still from "Digital Experiment at Bell Labs" (1966), a four-minute B & W short by Nam June Paik that screens at Asia Society New York on November 1, 2014. (Electronic Arts Intermix)

Flashback: The Story Behind Nam June Paik's 'Digital Experiment' at Bell Labs

A former engineer at the famous seedbed of innovation Bell Labs recalls Nam June Paik's "enthusiasm, energy, and especially his curiosity." more
Sun Xun, "Magician Party and Dead Crow," 2013, installation (wall painting, ink and color on paper, paper sculpture, and other materials). Courtesy Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong.

Slideshow: Two-Day Forum to Highlight 'Creative Urgencies' of Contemporary Asian Art

As a vibrant slideshow demonstrates the range of current Asian artistic practice, ACAW Associate Curator Xin Wang offers insights into the two-day event at Asia Society New York. more
Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky performs two pieces inspired by Nam June Paik, "Electric Imaginary" and "Seoul Counterpoint," at Asia Society New York on October 25, 2014.

DJ Spooky Goes 'Future Forward' in Two-Part Homage to Nam June Paik

The composer and mixed-media artist describes how Nam June Paik has inspired his own work, and how he sees himself as extending Paik's legacy into the 21st century. more
Bavand Behpoor, from "Trashing Performance," London, 2011. Presented by Performance Matters, documentation by Christa Holka. Behpoor will present at Asia Society New York during the two-day ACAW forum on Oct. 26 and 27, 2014.

Interview: Director Previews 'Studio Visit, on a Communal Scale' for Asian Contemporary Art Week 2014

Leeza Ahmady offers a glimpse of what to expect from ACAW's signature event in 2014. more
L to R: David Loxton, Nam June Paik, Charlotte Moorman, and John Godfrey at the TV Lab studio in New York City. (Courtesy Howard Weinberg)

Interview: Engineer John Godfrey Recalls 'Creative Collaboration' with Nam June Paik

Paik's collaborator on "Global Groove" looks back on his time as head engineer at WNET's TV Lab in the 1970s, a high-water mark for experimentation and innovation in the medium. more
Asia Society Museum is located at Park Avenue and East 70th Street in New York City. (Suzanna Finley/Asia Society)

Museum Day Live! 2014

This Saturday, September 27, Asia Society Museum is offering free admission for two to anyone with an official Museum Day Live! ticket. more