NAM JUNE PAIK, catalogue (Whitney Museum, New York 1982)
Of all the artists grouped around Fluxus, Paik has been one of the most original, witty and provocative, as well as one of the few to have succeeded in the mainstream art world. I first saw his work - the TV pictures distorted by magnets - at the Cybernetic Serendipity show at the ICA in 1968. I was less keen, though, on his later video works with their rather tedious randomness and monumental proportions. This is an excellent catalogue of Paik's work, arranged chronologically, and with a wealth of photos from his Fluxus days.