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Switzerland’s Top Contemporary Artists Will Show Their Work High in the Alps This Winter


This winter works by more than 20 of Switzerland’s most famous contemporary artists — including Pipilotti Rist, Urs Fischer, Thomas Hirschhorn, Christian Marclay, Roman Signer (work pictured), and Ugo Rondinone — will go on view in the Swiss city of Gstaad and in the mountains that loom large over the popular winter sport destination. Curated by Neville Wakefield and artist Olympia Scarry, the LUMA& Foundation-produced exhibition, “Elevation 1049: Between Heaven and Hell,” will run January 27-March 8, 2014, and be free to the public. But you’ll need to bring your own snow boots to see the whole thing. (more…)

Marina Abramovic, Lorna Simpson, Fred Wilson, and More Inducted Into National Academy


On Tuesday the National Academy announced the election of artists Marina Abramović, Vito Acconci, Dotty Attie, Alice Aycock, Mark Bradford, Barkley L. Hendricks, Christian Marclay, James Rosenquist, Lorna Simpson, Sarah Sze, Barbara Takenaga, Carrie Mae Weems, and Fred Wilson to its ranks. The incoming academicians are joined by newly inducted architects David Adjaye, Paul Broches, Kate Orff, William Pedersen, Renzo Piano, and Moshe Safdie. An induction ceremony is slated for October 29. (more…)

The Guardian Needs Your Help Assembling a Literary Version of Marclay’s “The Clock”


For the last two years the Guardian has been working on creating a literary version of Christian Marclay’s beloved video-collage timepiece “The Clock,” and though the ambitious and bookish endeavor stalled briefly, the British paper is back on track and needs your help. “Marclay’s project took three years to build,” Hannah Freeman wrote on the Guardian’s lit blog last week. “We have two weeks to fill in all the gaps in ours. We like a challenge.” (more…)

Christian Marclay’s “The Clock” Starts Ticking Today at MoMA

Starting today, New Yorkers will once again have the opportunity to wait in-line for hours for the opportunity to watch the time pass in Christian Marclay’s 24-hour real-time video collage, “The Clock,” which begins a one-month run at the Museum of Modern Art this morning. (more…)

ARTINFO Itinerary, December 19-25: Art Events to Attend in NYC This Week

Hopefully you’ve had enough art adventures lately to serve as fodder for the many anecdotes you’ll need at this week’s flurry of holiday parties (or apocalypse parties, if that’s you’re thing). We recommend the Lower East Side and Chinatown tonight for emerging art and the season’s most festive auction, Clinton Hill and Bushwick on Thursday for end-of-days activities, and, if we survive all that, the MoMA this weekend for the return of everyone’s favorite art timepiece. Happy exploring!


Swiss Photographer Sues Apple for Copyright Infringement

Slingshot in hand, another artist is taking aim at an alleged show of chutzpah emerging from the marketing department of the Apple corporation. Arguing that they used one of her photographs to advertise the monitors on the new MacBook Pro without her permission, Swiss photographer Sabine Liewald has filed a suit against the computer and electronics giant for statutory damages and a share in the defendant’s profits. (more…)

John Baldessari to DJ Christian Marclay Performance at SculptureCenter Gala Afterparty

Tickets just went on sale for the karaoke afterparty in the Edison Ballroom’s VIP lounge following SculptureCenter’s October 24 benefit gala in honor of Paula Cooper, and in case you’re not sure if the party will be worth the $100 admission price ($75 for members), these words, from today’s event announcement, should be sufficient to sway you: “This memorable evening will include a special performance by Christian Marclay with records selected by John Baldessari.” (more…)

Christian Marclay Has a New Project, and There’s a Marching Band Involved

What’s Christian Marclay been up to lately? The Swiss artist has some  free time now that he’s stopped monitoring the painstaking installation process for his video art phenomenon “The Clock” at every stop on its global tour. (His assistant took over, according to a recent interview in the Telegraph.) Instead, he’s focusing on the premiere of his performance “Everyday” on Sunday, October 13 at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London’s South Bank. (more…)

Christian Marclay’s “The Clock” Will Screen Around the Clock at MoMA This Winter

Between December 21 and January 21, 2013, Christian Marclay’s 24-hour video collage timepiece “The Clock” will screen continuously in a 130-seat theater built in the Museum of Modern Art’s contemporary art galleries. The beloved artwork’s MoMA debut will include four all-night screenings when the museum will be open for 24 continuous hours on January 4-5, January 11-12, January 18-19, and New Year’s Eve. (more…)

Christian Marclay’s “Clock” Will Tick, From July 13 to August 1, at Lincoln Center

When it made its New York premiere at Paula Cooper Gallery in the winter of 2011, Christian Marclay’s 24-hour video collage timepiece “The Clock” drew round-the-block lines, even in the middle of the night during its marathon full-cycle screenings. So expect crowds outside Lincoln Center when the revered video makes its return to New York next month, the schedule for which has just been announced. (more…)