This is the original email how it spreaded through the main international mailing lists:
I am very sad to announce the death of Nam June Paik who passed away at around 8 p.m.( ET. 29th Jan) in his apartment in Florida. The news was brought to my attention by Ken Paik ( the manager of Nam June/ Nam June’s Nephew) about an hour ago.
Nam June’s Body will be brought to New York by tomorrow afternoon and the funeral will take place sometime this weekend.
Iris Moon Please join us for a moment of silence at the second opening of Moving Time. Moving Time is the last exhibition Nam June had participated while alive. Moving Time: A tribute to Nam June Paik at the Korean Cultural Service New York present Nam June Paik’s seminal video works from the 60s and 70s.
The exhibition will also feature recent work of 30 international artists representing different generations and different cultural perspectives: Rene Sultra & Maria Barthelemy, Terry Berkowitz, Krista Birnbaum, Jonathan Brainin, Hong Buhm, Damien Keller & Adriadna Capasso, Graciela Fuentes, Mariam Ghani, Elastic Group, Sigrid Hackenberg, Kye Ryoon Han, Claudia Joskowicz, Jung Kang, Jeong Han Kim,Tae Jin Kim, Mayumi Kimura, Hyun Jean Lee, Hyunsoo Joy Lee, Joo Young Lee, Seung June Lee, Carlos Motta, Wanda Ortiz, Jaye Rhee, Sang Ho Shin, Molly Stevens, Jeanne Susplugas,Traci Tullius, Shiying Vicki Yang, Lin Yilin, Jorge Calvo.
The curators of this exhibition give thanks to 30 most innovative, supportive and generous artists who have agreed in joy to pay humble but heartfelt tribute to Nam June Paik who has been influential in every area of video art since he unleashed it in1965. It is an honor to have Nam June Paik-the father of video art-as the special guest artist in Moving Time.