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Little Richard: King and Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll
S37 E5 - 1h 29m
Experience the meteoric rise and enduring legacy of Little Richard. This portrait of the “King and Queen of Rock and Roll” explores his far-reaching influence as well as his advocacy for the rights of Black artists in the music industry.
Global Groove (1973) | Nam June Paik full video art
"Global Groove" is a smorgasbord of experimental visual expressions. Artist Nam June Paik and his team have laid out a dense palette of video art in a stream-of-conscious presentation that influenced decades of work that followed. The project served as a manifesto on global communications and brought together Neo-Dada sensibilities to truly disrupt the television-viewing experience.
Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV
S37 E4 - 1h 45m
See the world through the eyes of Nam June Paik, the father of video art and coiner of the term “electronic superhighway.” Born in Japan-occupied Korea, Paik went on to become a pillar of the American avant-garde and transformed modern image-making with his sculptures, films and performances. Experience his creative evolution, as Academy Award nominee Steven Yeun reads from Paik's own writings.
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