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Staple-bound card-wraps, 15.2 by 33.7 cm, 12 pp. incld. cover, 9 color images. Near fine. Global Groove was amongst the first group of exhibitions held at the Broad Art Museum when it was opened in November of 2012 and focused on the birth and evolution of video art. From the museum’s exhibition description: “In terms of the long sweep of art history, video art is a very new phenomenon. Born in the mid-1960s, when television and video technologies became available outside of broadcast studios and pioneering artists Nam June Paik and Andy Warhol obtained their first portable video cameras, video art is now ubiquitous in the modern world… or at least videos have become so. YouTube alone launches 48 hours of video every minute! The art of video is another matter, and that is the subject of Global Groove 1973/2012, an exhibition that celebrates this art form by paying homage to its first major practitioner, Nam June Paik (1932–2006), and offering an overview of current examples of the genre by an international sampling of artists, some of whom are working under very difficult political constraints. This presentation features Paik’s seminal video from 1973, Global Groove, as a jumping-off point from which to explore current trends in international video art. [Artists] include Bashar Alhroub (Palestinian Territories); Negar Behbahani (Iran); Berry Bickle (Zimbabwe); Sam Jury (Great Britain); Lee Yongbaek (South Korea); Li Ming (China); Basir Mahmood (Pakistan); Zwelethu Mthethwa and Matthew Hindley (South Africa); Nam June Paik (South Korea); The Propeller Group (Vietnam); Eve Sussman and Simon Lee (USA); Zhao Yao (China).” An ephemeral exhibition piece, but none-the-less important for Nam June Paik and video art collectors.