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Time Is On My Side: Another 24-Hour Screening of 'The Clock' Comes To LACMA

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Like sand through the hourglass, another 24-hour screening of artist Christian Marclay's The Clock is set to wind up beginning Thursday, July 28 at 5:00 p.m. and ending Friday July 29 exactly 24 hours later in LACMA's Bing Theater. The piece, a "melding of video and reality," uses hundreds of sampled clips sourced from the far reaches of genre, culture and era.

Recently awarded the prestigious Golden Lion at this year's Venice Biennale, The Clock is a 24-hour single-channel montage constructed from thousands of moments of cinema and television history depicting the passage of time. Marclay has excerpted each of these moments from their original contexts and edited them together to create a functioning timepiece synchronized to local time wherever it is viewed—marking the exact time in real time for the viewer for 24 consecutive hours.

Admission is free and there are no reservations, seating is first-come, first-served. Sustenance will be intermittently available at the Plaza Café, Ray's, and Stark Bar. Parking is available the Spaulding lot on the corner of Wilshire & Spaulding.