Exhibition

Christian Marclay. The Clock

14 Sep 2018 – 20 Jan 2019

Regular opening hours

Friday
10:00 – 22:00
Saturday
10:00 – 22:00
Sunday
10:00 – 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 – 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 18:00
Thursday
10:00 – 18:00

Cost of entry

Free

Tate Modern

London, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • Bus: 45, 63, 100, 344, 381, RV1
  • Tube: Southwark/Blackfriars
  • Train: London Bridge

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About

Christian Marclay's acclaimed installation The Clock (2010) has captivated audiences across the world from New York to Moscow.

24-hours long, the installation is a montage of thousands of film and television images of clocks, edited together so they show the actual time. It is a thrilling journey through cinematic history as well as a functioning timepiece.

Following several years of rigorous and painstaking research and production, Marclay collected together excerpts from well-known and lesser-known films including thrillers, westerns and science fiction. He then edited these so that they flow in real time. When watching The Clock you experience a vast range of narratives, settings and moods within the space of a few minutes.

The work will be shown for free during the day. Once a month the gallery will stay open overnight to allow the full 24-hour installation to be shown. Full details will be available nearer the time.

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Exhibiting artists

Christian Marclay

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