Nam June Paik on the Beatles
WGBH Educational Foundation
Paik, Nam June
1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 5 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
This work was created from existing works for the "Artists on Artists" project and was broadcast as part of "Artist's Showcase."
A single 3/4" screening copy of this work exists. It has also been mastered and preserved on "Artists on Artists" compilation tapes.
In "Nam June Paik on the Beatles" the epic four-hour-long "Video Commune" is condensed into a five-minute segment. Footage from this work is integrated with footage from other Nam June Paik works appearing in "Medium Is the Medium" and "Video Variations." Highlights include a topless dancer and a burning toy piano.
Short excerpts from multiple Beatles songs accompany the work.
Beatles, The Genre:
Medium is the Medium
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