Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot | Asia Society Museum

Asia Society Museum September 5, 2014 – January 4, 2015 Artist: Nam June Paik Becoming Robot explores the Nam June Paik’s visionary use of technologies and the lasting impact his singular contributions have had on the development and appreciation of new media art. The exhibition highlights his lifelong interest in humanizing technology and his prescient view of how technological innovations would become integral to our daily lives. As the “father of video art,”... Read More

DAY 8: MARCH 28, 2011

Monday, March 28 Asia Society and Museum 6:30 pm: Dialogue with Artists Ushio Shinohara and Tomokazu Matsuyama: Neo-Dada Mix / Remix Come hear a lively discussion about Japanese culture and history between New York-based artists Ushio Shinohara (b. 1932) and Tomokazu Matsuyama (b. 1976). Shinohara made his iconic status as a Neo-Dada artist in Japan in the late 1950s and moved to New York in 1969. Following in Shinohara’s footsteps, Matsuyama, who has lived in New York... Read More

DAY 3: MARCH 23, 2011

Wednesday, March 23 Signature Event ASIA SOCIETY AND MUSEUM 6:30 pm: Dialogue with Artists   Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian Join us for ACAW’s signature event to hear world-renowned artists Monir Farmanfarmaian discusses her life and art work with Melissa Chiu, Asia Society Museum Director. Recipient of the 1958 Venice Biennale’s Gold Medal, Farmanfarmaian has exhibited internationally and lives in her home country Iran after having spent nearly a decade in New... Read More