Christian Marclay
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Christian Marclay (born 1955) is a Swiss and American visual artist and composer, exploring the connections between sound, noise, photography, video, and film. He pioneered the use of gramophone records and turntables as musical instruments to create sound collages from the late 70s. Marclay released “Album Without a Cover”in 1986, designed to be sold without a jacket, or sleeve, this way accumulating dust and fingerprints to enhance the sound. At the 2011 Venice Biennale, Marclay won the Golden Lion for “The Clock” (2010), a 24-hour compilation of time-related scenes from sampled movies. Newsweek responded by naming Marclay one of the ten most important artists of today.

Artist images


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Artist external links


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8svkK7d7sY
http://whitecube.com/artists/christian_marclay/
http://www.paulacoopergallery.com/artists/CM

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