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Christian MarclayThe New Yorker: The Hours

A 2012 profile of Christian Marclay follows the creation of The Clock, his 24-hour virtuosic video piece. The piece traces The Clock from Marclay’s initial idea through his grueling editing process, and explores the video’s transformation into a global art phenomenon.

Read Daniel Zalewski’s New Yorker profile of Marclay here.