Christian Marclay: The Clock

Museum of Fine Arts Boston


An ode to time and cinema, Christian Marclay’s The Clock (2010) is a contemporary masterpiece comprised of thousands of fragments from television and film history—creating a 24-hour video shown in real time. At any given moment, the work displays the accurate time on screen, blurring the line between its fictional clips and reality. Synchronised to the local time zone, The Clock literally becomes a functioning time piece. Read more.

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