Friday, April 27, 2012

Christian Marclay



Christian Marclay, Voices of Venus, 1992, seven album covers and thread
Christian Marclay, Houston, 1992, record albums and string
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Christian Marclay, No Mercy, 1991, record covers, thread and tape
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Christian Marclay, Hi-Fi (from the Body mix series), two record covers and thread, 1991
Christian Marclay, Doorsiana (from the body mix series), record covers and thread, 1991
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Christian Marclay, Les Vierges, 1991, record covers and thread in plexiglas frame
Christian Marclay, theonlycomeoutatnight
Christian Marclay, Love is Blue, 1991, mixed media
Christian Marclay, Untitled, 1998, record cover collage
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Christian Marclay, Primadonna (from the Body Mix series), album covers and thread, 1991

Christian Marclay



Christian Marclay

Christian Marclay is a New York based visual artist and composer whose innovative work explores the juxtaposition between sound recording, photography, video and film. He was born in California in 1955 and raised in Geneva (Switzerland). His mother was American so he held a double nationality. He studied at the Ecole Supérieure d'Art Visuel from 1977 - 1980 in Geneva, Switzerland. From 1977 - 1980 he studied sculpture at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. He also studied as a visiting scholar at Cooper Union in New York in 1978. As performer and sound artist Christian Marclay has been experimenting, composing and performing with phonograph records and turntables since 1979 to create his unique "theater of found sound." Christian Marclay was influenced by Marcel Duchamp. Christian Marclay offers a unique, fresh and innovative voice that has inspired an entire generation of musicians, artists and theorists.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Gift Ideas

Museum stores are a fabulous source for fun and unique gifts at all different price levels. You can find all sorts of goodies in museum stores, such as these:

Patriotic Scarf LOVE sculpture Cocaine and Heroin Salt and Pepper Shakers Gun Socks Gigantic Donut Pool Float Penny Skateboard - Pink:White Penny Skateboard - Purple:Cyan Sultan Dog Table Resting Deer Vase Glossy Smorkin' Labbit Into Focus Mug Line Up Vase Angry Little Girls Cactus Candle Tuck Folding Box Wasted Youth T-Shirt Bunny Rabbits Salt and Pepper Set Cherry Blossom Tealights Set Pooley Vase Inflatable Shark Head Graffiti Cardboard Stool Fly Swatter Wall Clock Come Here Wall Hook Fishscape F*** Snow Globe S'Mother Dart Coat Hooks Set Zippers Umbrella Revolution T-Shirt (Red) Keels's Simple Diary Volume 2 Two Peas in a Pod Salt and Pepper Set Lunch Pot Sandwich Lunchbox Tin Awkward Family Photos iP4 Portable Boombox Pink Fisticup Gummy Teeth Necklace Pochi Panda Coin Purse Teardrop Tumblers Like and Dislike Stamps Set Hang On Coat Rack Teddy Bear Bag 


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