People: Oct. 6, 1986

The ultra-high-frequency father of video art, Nam June Paik, is understandably proud of his latest brainchild for the electronic age. This week public television will air Bye Bye Kipling, a 90-minute avant-garde variety special, broadcast live from three countries. Intended as a high- resolution refutation of Kipling's "East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet," the show will feature a sampler of art, music and sports. Painter Keith Haring, Musicians Philip Glass and Lou Reed and a member of Paik's "family" of video robots will appear in Manhattan, Architect Arata Isozaki and Fashion Designer Issey Miyake...

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