Christian Marclay. The Clock
14 Nov 2012 - 25 Nov 2012
The Power Plant (Toronto)
Christian Marclay's most ambitious video installation to date, The Clock evokes the wonder and illusionism of more than a century of cinema through a captivating 24-hour looped video that plays in real-time. This remarkable production compiles thousands of film references to time and timepieces creating a compelling moving image illustration of the minutes of a passing day. The Clock won a Golden Lion for best artist at the 2011 Venice Art Biennial.
Purchased 2011 with the generous support of Jay Smith and Laura Rapp, and Carol and Morton Rapp, Toronto. Jointly owned by the National Gallery of Canada and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Christian Marclay, The Clock, 2010. Single channel video, 24 hours. Courtesy the Artist, White Cube, London and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York