Nam June Paik

Age: 73

artist, known as “the father of video art,” who created the video synthesizer, which can paint screens, produce images, and reverse images on a video monitor. In his large-scale exhibitions, Paik used as many as 300 television monitors to display his comic and often radical experimental works.

Died: Miami Beach, Fla., Jan. 29, 2006

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