Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot at Asia Society Museum, September 5, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Paik sitting in TV Chair (1968/1976) in “Nam June Paik Werke, 1946–1976: Music, Fluxus, Video,” 1976.  Photo credit: © Friedrich Rosenstiel, Cologne

Paik sitting in TV Chair (1968/1976) in “Nam June Paik Werke, 1946–1976: Music, Fluxus, Video”, 1976.
Photo credit: © Friedrich Rosenstiel, Cologne

Transistor Television, 2005. Permanent oil marker and acrylic paint on vintage transistor television. 12½ x 9½ x 16 in. (31.8 x 24.1 x 40.6 cm). Nam June Paik Estate. Photo credit: Ben Blackwell

Transistor Television, 2005. Permanent oil marker and acrylic paint on vintage transistor television. 12½ x 9½ x 16 in. (31.8 x 24.1 x 40.6 cm). Nam June Paik Estate. Photo credit: Ben Blackwell

Li Tai Po, 1987. 10 antique wooden TV cabinets, 1 antique radio cabinet, antique Korean printing block, antique Korean book, 11 color TVs. 96 x 62 x 24 in. (243.8 x 157.5 x 61 cm). Asia Society, New York: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold and Ruth Newman, 2008.2.  Photo credit: © 2007 John Bigelow Taylor Photography, courtesy of Asia Society, New York

Li Tai Po, 1987. 10 antique wooden TV cabinets, 1 antique radio cabinet, antique Korean printing block, antique Korean book, 11 color TVs. 96 x 62 x 24 in. (243.8 x 157.5 x 61 cm). Asia Society, New York: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold and Ruth Newman, 2008.2. Photo credit: © 2007 John Bigelow Taylor Photography, courtesy of Asia Society, New York

Still from Good Morning Mr. Orwell, 1984. Video, color, sound. 38 minutes. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York Photo credit: Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York

Still from Good Morning Mr. Orwell, 1984. Video, color, sound. 38 minutes. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York. Photo credit: Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York

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

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

Images courtesy Asia Society Museum