The Clock

The Clock

Christian Marclay’s ‘Clock’ Arrives at MoMA: a Primer

Detail of Christian's  Marclay 'The Clock,' 2010. (© Christian Marclay. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York)

This morning, the Museum of Modern Art hosted a press preview for its presentation of Christian Marclay’s 24-hour film, The Clock (2010), which goes on view in a theater built in the museum’s contemporary galleries tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 21. It runs through Jan. 21. Before the film went on view this morning, MoMA’s director, Glenn Lowry, discussed the work with Mr. Marclay in front of a packed house of writers in the museum’s atrium. Read More

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Times Announced for Next New York Showing of ‘The Clock’

Still from Christian Marclay's The Clock. (Courtesy the artist and Paula Cooper Gallery)

Well, here’s a reason to stay in New York during the dead zone of July and August: Christian Marclay’s 24-hour film The Clock, which counts down the hours and minutes of a full day in real time using clips from movies and television that depict time passing, will be screened at Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium July 13 through Aug. 1. It will be shown Tuesdays through Thursdays 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and continuously starting Fridays at 8 a.m. through Sundays at 10 p.m. Like most commercial galleries, it won’t be open for business on Mondays. Read More

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Christian Marclay’s ‘The Clock’ Will Return to New York

Still from "The Clock" by Christian Marclay. (Courtesy the artist and Paula Cooper Gallery)

In her Inside Art column in The Times today, Carol Vogel has the scoop that Christian Marclay’s The Clock, a 24-hour video montage that literally counts down the seconds of a full day using clips from throughout film history, will be screened once more in New York. The Clock will be shown for free this summer–“from mid-July to early August,” according to Ms. Vogel–at Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium. Read More

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Charting Where Christian Marclay’s ‘The Clock’ Will End Up Next

Still From Christian Marclay's "The Clock" (2010). Courtesy the artist and Paula Cooper Gallery.

Today it was announced that the Israel Museum jointly acquired Christian Marclay’s The Clock with the Tate in London and Centre Pompidou in Paris. It’s hard to believe it’s been less than a  year since Mr. Marclay’s 24-hour-long film, which cleverly counts down the seconds of a full day using images of clocks from throughout the history of cinema, had its  New York debut at Paula Copper Gallery. The piece caused a sensation, leaving many critics enraptured–aside from a few scattered sticklers. The Clock came in an edition of six, and most have already landed in the permanent collections of major museums. Read More