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1.The Whitney Museum of American Art, Ne

Lim Young Kyun (B.1955)

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New york, gelatin silver print, 1982.

PAIK NAM JUNE is greeting at the Whitney Museum of Art, 1982


B.1955         Dae Gu, Korea



1985.9-1987.8         M.A, Dept. of Art & Art Professions, New York University, New York

1982.9-1984.9         International Center of Photography (I.C.P), New York

1974.3-1978.3         B.F.A, Dept. of Photography, Chung-Ang University, Seoul. Korea



2019             Nam Jun Paik, Now Here, 2GIL29 GALLERY, Seoul. Korea  

2018             2018 Winter Olympic Pyoungchang Korea. Olympic Hall. Korea

2017             Environment Photo’s Oil campany. Seoul. Korea

2016             Unjusa, Book publishing with exhibition. Solmondo. Paris

2015             Nam June Paik SHOW, DDP Plaza. Seoul. Korea.

2014             A day with Nam June Paik, Gyoungido Museum of Art. Korea.

2010             In memory of Nam June Paik, Korea Culture Center. Paris.

2009             Last paradise, Photography gallery. Tokyo.

-                     Destiny, Space DA 798. Beijing.

2007             Portraits of Artists_Photo Mural, Korea Cultural Center (Beijing, China) for Beijing Olympic 2008.

2007             Portrait of Nam June Paik, The British Museum. London.

2007             Portraits of Our Times, Space 798. Beijing

2006             Portraits of Artists, Seoul Art Center

-                     In Memory of Nam June Paik, 1982-2000."2x13 Gallery New York.

-                     In Memory of Nam June Paik, 1982-2000."AndrewShire Gallery. LA

2005             Portrait of Nam June Paik, 1982-2000.Seoul Museum of Art. Korea.

-                     Destiny, vhs photography. Stuttgart. Germany.

2004             Portrait of artist, Sun gallery Seoul.

-                     Daily life landscapes, Andrewshire gallery. L.A.

200               Destiny, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography. Greece.

-                     Destiny, Landesmuseum (Oldenburg. Germany)

-                     Destiny, StadtMuseum (Munster. Germany)

-                     Face of Our Time, Gallery Paik (Seoul. Korea)

2001             Face of Our Time, Rosenberger Gallery (New York)

2000             Seoul Odyssey, Gallery Lux (Seoul. Korea) 

1998             Portrait of Artists, Cultural center of Korea. (Paris. France) 

-                     Portrait of Artists, RMIT gallery 9. (Melbourne. Australia)

1997             Face of our time, Gallery Duck Won (Seoul. Korea)

-                     Photographic Diary, Gallery Nine (Seoul. Korea)

1993             Portraits of Artists, Toe Art Space (Seoul. Korea)

1991             Miruk, Toe Art Space (Seoul. Korea)

1989             Korean Artist in New York, National Museum of Contemporary Art (Seoul. Korea)

1988             Landscape, Gallery Inn-Gong (Taegu. Korea)

1987             Korean Artist in New York, Soho photo Gallery (New York)

1986             Landscape, 80 Washington Square East Galleries (New York)

1979             Photographic Diary, Gallery Duksu (Seoul. Korea)



2018            History of Photography, Eastman Museum. Rochester. NY

2017            Seoul-New York Photo festival. Seoul New York. Dumbo Art Center

2015            Prism, New media Art. Kyoungnam Museum of Art. Korea

2013            Camera Work, Seoul Museum of Art. Korea

2012            Global Visionary, Nam June Paik.” Smithsonian National Museum. Washington DC

2010            Strange Room, Seoul Museum of Art. Korea

2010            New York Photo festival. Dumbo art Center. NY

2010            Celebrating of 60th years of Diplomatic between Korea and Spain. Seoul Gallery

2008            Opening Exhibition of Korea Culture Center in London.UK

2007            ICP, 20th Anniversary of opening School. NY

2006            CAU/CUN Exhibitions, Central University of Nationality (Beijing, China)

-                    NYU/ICP 20 Years In, International Center of Photography (New York)

-                    Camera Work, Seoul Museum of Art (Seoul, Korea)

-                    Contemporary Photography, GwangJu Art Museum (GwangJu, Korea)

-                    2006 Korea International Art Fair, Coex Mall (Seoul, Korea)

-                    The Room of Memory, Seoul Museum of Art (Seoul, Korea)

-                    Seoul remains; Gerald Pryor & his former artists, Sun Gallery (Seoul)

-                    Nam June Paik +30 International Video Artists, Gallery Korea (New York)

2005            Art Cologne. Paik and Beyond, Media Art from Korea.

-                    Unplugged Theater, Gallery Paik (Seoul. Korea)

2004            Family, National Museum of Contemporary Art (Seoul. Korea)

-                    Chicago Art Fair, Gallery Paik (Chicago. USA)

-                    San Francisco Art Fair, Gallery Paik (Seoul. Korea)

2002            East of Yellow Sea, 2nd Shanghai Biennale. DDM Ware house (China)

-                    Translate Acts, Instituto Naclonal de Bellans Arts (Mexico)

-                    Esplanade theatres on the bay Visual Art Opening Festival (Singapore)

-                    Media City in Seoul, Seoul Metropolitan Museum (Seoul. Korea)

-                    Perspective of Korean Contemporary Photography, Dong-Gang Photography Exhibition (KangWon. Korea)

-                    Digital Art Network (Sang am-dong World Cup Stadium station. Seoul. Korea)

-                    Asia Photography Biennale, Gallery La Mar (Seoul. Korea)

-                    Joint Exhibition With Daido Moriyama, Chun Gallery, (Seoul. Korea)

-                    Face of Our Time, Pruss & Ochs Gallery (Berlin. Germany)

-                    Traveling Exhibition, sponsor by National Museum of Contemporary Art (Seoul. Korea)

-                    Nam June Paik and Media (Media-Art-Culture) 2002 .(Seoul. Korea)

-                    In & Out, Gallery Paik (Seoul. Korea)

2001            Translate Acts, Queens Museum of Art (New York)

-                    Translate Acts, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt (Berlin. Germany)

2000            Alienation and Assimilation, Contemporary Asian Art Museum (San Francisco. USA)

1999            Visual Extension of photography, National Museum of Contemporary Art (Seoul. Korea)

1998            Korea and Koreans, Press Center (Seoul. Korea)

-                    Seoul Photo Fair ‘98, Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Art (Seoul. Korea)

1998            Chicago Art Fair (Chicago, US)

-                    Alienation and Assimilation, The Museum of Contemporary photograph (Chicago. USA)

1997            Seoul Photo Fair ‘97, Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Art (Seoul. Korea)

-                    Importance of Living, Seo Nam Art Museum (Seoul. Korea)

1996            Seoul Photo Fair ‘96, Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Art (Seoul. Korea)

1995            D.M.Z, Gallery Mooksi (Seoul. Korea)

1994            Trend in Contemporary Photography, Seoul Arts Center (Seoul. Korea)

1992            Touring Exhibition of Korean Contemporary Art (Tokyo. Japan) Sunjae Museum of Art (Kyongju. Korea)

1991            Beautiful Seoul, National Museum of Contemporary Art (Seoul. Korea)

1988            New Wave photography, Walker Hill Art Center (Seoul. Korea) 

1986            Old and New photography, Stike Stoke Gallery  (New York)

1985            Korean Artist of American - Paik Nam Jun etc. 14, Selected Works of Perkins Arts Center Award, Perkins Arts Center (New York)

-                    Lighting and Vision, Gallery Korea (New York)

-                    Self portrait, Gallery Minor (New York)

1981            Urbanscape, New City Theatre (New York)

2.The Whitney Museum of American Art, Ne

Lim Young Kyun(B.1955)The Whitney Museum of American Art, New york, 50x60cm, gelatin silver print,1982

Whitney Museum TV Buddha, 1982


2017-2018             Director of School of Education, Daegu Art University, Korea           

1999-2012             Professor at Dept of Photography, Chung Ang University, Korea

2007                        Advisor Council of North & South Korea collection, Chosun Museum

2007-2008             Advisor Council of Founding Museum, Daegu Museum of Art

2006                        Advisor Council of Collection of the Museum, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul. Korea

1999                        Official Photographer for the Queen Elizabeth, H.M. Commissioned by the Ministry of Culture and Public Information, the Republic of Korea

1998                        Visiting Professor. RMIT University. (Australia)

1997                        Official Photographer for the President of the Republic of Korea

1995-2000             A Chairman, The society of Korean Documentary Photography

1993-2000             Visiting Professor, Dept. of photography, New York Univ. (New York)

1988-1990             Curator of Space Gallery (Seoul. Korea)

1983-1988             Reporter of Chung-Ang Daily Newspaper (New York)



AWARD/Fellowship for Artistic Development 

2017                         Oversea Exhibition fund. Korea Foundation, Korea

2016                         Grant, Art and Culture Foundation. Korea

2012                         “Outstanding Researching/Teaching Award of the Year” Chung-Ang University, Korea

2006                         Grant of Publishing” Ministry of Culture & Tourism, Korea

2005                         “Outstanding Researching/Teaching Award of the Year” Chung-Ang University, Korea

2005                         “Oversea Exhibition Grant” Seoul Foundation for Arts & Culture

2004                         “Outstanding Researching/Teaching Award of the Year” Chung-Ang University, Korea

2004                         “2004 Grant of Publishing” Ministry of Culture & Tourism

2003                         “Exhibition Grant” The Arts Council Korea

2002                         “Oversea Exhibition Grant” Korea Foundation

2000                         “Fulbright Award” USA

1998                         "The Korean Culture & Arts Foundation" Fellowship for Artists exhibition, Korea

1998                         "Chung-Ang University Academic" Grant, Korea

1996                         "Chung-Ang University Academic" Grant, Korea

1987                          Artist Space  Grant, New York State. Art Council

1986                          <Top 10 photographers> Award, 'Perkins Art Center, nominated by curator  Mary Forest, Smisonian Institute Washington D. C

1973                          Grand Priz, Photo Contest for High School Students, Korea photography Association




2016                       “Unjust” with a Nobel prize Jean-marie Gustave Le Clezio. Paris. France

2010                        Photography Class, Brize. Seoul Korea

2005                       "New York Story by Lim, Young Kyun" Erum Books, Seoul, Korea

2003                       "Daily Life Landscapes" Youlhwadang, Seoul, Korea

1999                       "DOCU" Society of Korean Documentary Photography, Seoul. Korea

1998                       "Conversation with photographer" Publication, 'Nunbit Press' Seoul. Korea

1997                       "Making good photography" Publication. 'Mijinsa' Seoul. Korea

1996                       "DOCU" Society of Korean Documentary Photography, Seoul. Korea

1994                       "Young Kyun Lim" Art Vivant, Sikongsa Publishing Co., Seoul. Korea

1994                       "In our own Image" Publication 'Time Space' Seoul. Korea

1993                       "Portrait of Artist" Ahn Graphics Publishing Co., Seoul, Korea

1993                       "Documentary photography" Publication, 'Nunbit Press', Seoul. Korea



Article & Review

2018. 11.24            “From Nam June paik to Medition” Joong Ang Daily Seoul

2016. 12.21            “Unjusa” Le Figaro,paris. France

2007.5                     "Portrait of Nam June Paik" The British Museum Yonhapnews,(2007.5.20)

2010.10                   “Amazon to Antarctica” Joong Ang daily. New York, SeoulKorea

2007.4                     "Korean Artists in a Mural Phtogroaphy" Segye Newspaper, (2007.4.30) Korea

2007.3                     "Korean Artists" Beijing Korea Cultural Center, Yonhapnews,(2007.3.24) Korea

2005. 6                     Stuttgart Zaitung. june 10th

2004.5                      LA Times. Leah Allman,Around gallery

2002.10                   "Art in Cultuer" Magazine (cover & 96~103 page) Korea

2002.9                     "Munster Feuilleton" (2002.6.27) Germany

2002.7                     "Art in Cultuer" Magazine (44 page) Korea

2002.5                     "NY ARTS" Magazine (73 page) U.S.A

2002.5                     "DIE WELT" Berliner Kunstmarkt, Seite 34 (2002.5.24) Germany

2002.4                    "Art in America" Magazine (45 page)

2002.4                     "Joint Exhibition With Daido Moriyama",Hankyoreh Daily Newspaper, Korea

2002.3                     "Nam June Paik and Media (Media-Art-Culture)2002",Chosun Daily Newspaper, Korea

2002.9                     "Destiny" StardtMuseum, Munster. Germany.

2001.12                  "NY ARTS" Magazine (6~7 page) U.S.A

2001.4                    "Photo Net" Magazine (30~39 page) Korea

1998.3                    "Discourse on Modern Photographer", Sookmyung Times, Seoul. Korea

1998.2                    "Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago" Newspaper of Photography, Seoul. Korea

1998.1                    "Birth of Photographic Medium", POSCO Newspaper, Seoul. Korea 

1997.5                    "Importance of living" Seo Nam Art Museum, Seoul. Korea

1993.12                  "Photojournalism" 'The Society of Korea Journal', Seoul. Korea

1999.2                    "Digital and Analog Photographer:, Chosun Daily News, Seoul. Korea

1991.1-12              "Portraits of Artist" Monthly 'Gek suk' Picture and Text 

1990.1-6                 Cover picture 'Chul phan Journal', S. Korea

1989.1-12              "Portraits of Artist" Monthly 'Gek Suk' Picture and Text 

1989.3                    "Korean Artist in new York" Ashahi Graph, Japan

1989.7                    "Art and photography" Monthly 'Gek Suk' Picture and Text

1986.12                  "Landscape and Article" Art News(Monthly Magazines), New York

1985-1986             "Korean Artist in New York" Chung-Ang Daily News, New York

1984.5                      Photo-essay, "People in early morning" Chung-Ang Daily News" New York

1984.1                     "Portrait of Nam Jun Paik" New York Times, NYC

1982.10                    cover picture of "Erica Jong" Monthly 'Sosul Munhak' Seoul, Korea

1980.5                      Photo-essay "On the Street", May, Monthly 'ShinDonga' 



TV Broadcasting

2016                      “Interview about Nam June paik”,MBC, Seoul Korea.

2015                      “Nam June Pack”. KBS panorama.Seoul, Korea

2012                       Documentaly of Amazon. EBS TV. Korea.

2010                       “Korea, Korean” KBS world wide. Seoul Korea.

2007                       "Portrait of Nam June Paik" The British Museum, London. KBS TV Seoul

2007.7                   "Nam June Paik, Special Series"       KBS TV Seoul

2007.5                   "Robert Capa" Seoul KBS TV  Seoul

2004                       "The Way to go Museum" KBS TV Seoul

2002.4                   "Lim young Kuyn Portrait" SBS T.V. Seoul          

2002.4                   "Asia Photo Biennale" MBC T.V. Seoul

1999.5                   "Millennium Teukgeub" SBS T.V. Seoul

1999.5                   "Suyomunhwa planning" KBS T.V, Seoul

1998.3                   "Munwha Tamhum", KBS TV, Seoul,Korea

1995.6                   "Munhwa Dapsa giheng" KBS T.V, Seoul

1992.9-11              Photo-essay "Portraits of Artist", Munhwaga Sanchek', KBS T.V, Seoul




2018                     Daejeon Museum of Art. Korea

2017                     Arario Museum of Art. Seoul, Korea

2017                     Seoul Museum of Art. Korea

2013                     Youngin Art Nuseum, Korea

2012                     National Museum of Korea. Seoul Korea

2005                     Seoul Museum of Art. Korea

2005                     George Easterman House. Kodak Museum. N .Y

2004                     Thessalonki Museum of Photography.Greece.

2002                     Mayor office at Munster. Germany.

2002                     Landesmuseum fur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenberg. Germany

1998                     Museum of Mordern Art, New York, Photography Book

1998                     RMIT Gallery 9. Melbourne. Australia

1997                     Hwan-Ki Museum of Art. Seoul. Korea

1992                     International Center of photography (I. C. P), New York 

1989                     National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul. Korea

1987                     The First Bank. New York. USA 




2000,2012.1       "16th, 18th Infinity Award, International Center of Photography" NYC, USA

1997. 9                 "The Official of Public Information, Prime minister photo Award" Judge, Seoul. Korea

1994. 9                 "25th Art Contest of University Students" Judge, Seoul. Korea

1991. 9                 "City-Landscape" National Museumof Contemporary Art, Seoul. Korea 

1990. 9                 "21st Art Contest of University Stydents" Judge, Seoul. Korea 

1990. 1                 "6th Infinity Award, International Center of Photography" NYC, USA

1984. 1                  PBS TV-Nam Jun Paik's "Good Morning Owel Show"-Coordinate, Korea

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