Critical Writing Index

Borrowed Time: David Velasco on Christian Marclay's The Clock

by David Velasco

Artforum, Feb. 2011, pp. 200-201

This article looks at Christian Marclay's The Clock (2011), a 24-hour video comprised of found footage which functions as a real clock. Marclay has gathered clips from movies and other moving images which feature either a time being shown in either a visual or auditory form and edited them together, exploring how time is represented and used in cinema.

ITEM 2011.036 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The ClockChristian Marclay