The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Tuesday, July 16, 2019


Barbican Art Gallery Presents Christian Marclay
Christian Marclay, Doorsiana (from the series "Body Mix"), 1991. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.


LONDON, UK.- The Barbican Art Gallery presents Christian Marclay, through May 2, 2005. Christian Marclay is that rare breed of artist, equally renowned in the worlds of music and the visual arts. Taking his cue from the gap between what we see and what we hear, the work focuses attention on the way sound is experienced, recorded and translated into visual media.

What happens when you take 700 film clips and mix them together on a PC? The result is Christian Marclay’s celebrated Video Quartet (2002) a 13-minute tour-de-force not to be missed.

Audiotape of the collected work of the Beatles is crocheted into a soft pillow, a graveyard of plaster cast telephone handsets lies scattered across the gallery floor never to be answered, while an oversized drum kit reaches up towards the ceiling of the gallery, too gigantic to ever be played.

Influenced by the anarchic freedom of punk rock and experiential musicians, Marclay pioneered the use of records and turntables as media for performance and improvisation. A similar emphasis on sampling informs his work where vinyl records, record covers, magnetic tape and musical instruments are transformed into arresting and highly entertaining collages, sculptures and video installations.

This exhibition was organised by the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles and was made possible by generous support from Eileen Harris-Norton and the Peter Norton Family Foundation. Additional support has been provided by the LLWW Foundation; Pro Helvetia, the Arts Council of Switzerland; LEF Foundation; and Art for Arts Sake.





Today's News

March 4, 2005

Comprehensive Survey of Thomas Demand at MoMA

Online Collection at New York Public Library

Rachel Whiteread Commissioned to Exhibit

Barbican Art Gallery Presents Christian Marclay

Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater Expands Choices

"Once Upon a Time" To Open at Norman Rockwell Museum

Centro d'Arte Contemporanea Ticino Opens New Season

New Projects And New Remit For Culture Online

California Sculptors Create Collection to Benefit Children

Call for applications

Listed Building Protection To Red House Cold Store

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Original 'Star Wars' creators lift lid on special effects challenges

2.- Lost '$170 million Caravaggio' snapped up before French auction

3.- Mansell's 'Red Five' on pole for Bonhams sale

4.- Impressionism's 'forgotten woman' shines in new Paris show

5.- Sotheby's to auction the best-surviving NASA videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

6.- Exhibition explores Dutch and Spanish painting of the 16th and 17th centuries

7.- Cyprus discovers 'first undisturbed Roman shipwreck'

8.- Sotheby's unveils 'Treasures from Chatsworth' with Leonardo Da Vinci drawing, Lucian Freud portraits, and more

9.- Infamous botched art restoration in Spain gets makeover

10.- 1958 Gibson Flying V Korina played by Dave Davies to grab center stage in Heritage Auctions' sale

Related Stories



Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful