Christian Marclay

With sampling, shuffling, and montage taking center stage, the practice of Swiss-American artist Christian Marclay (born 1955 in San Rafael, California, lives and works in New York), known as the inventor of "turntablism," has been anchored in the universe of sound since the end of the 1970s. An eminent conceptual artist and recipient of the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale for his landmark 24-hour video installation The Clock (2010), he is equally fascinated by all aspects of popular music and avant-garde music, Hollywood cinema, and experimental film. Drawing on the Fluxus vision of art and Pop spirit, and heir to John Cage and Andy Warhol, Marclay has been exploring all the possibilities of the visual arts and the relationships between visual and sonic phenomena through collage, assemblage, installation, video, photography, painting, and printmaking. Also a performer, he has taken part in numerous musical projects, making the vinyl record and the turntable his favorite instruments.
Christian Marclay -
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
sold out
A retrospective.
Christian Marclay - Index
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
This publication brings together the source material that has informed Marclay's visual practice over the past few years. It gathers nearly 600 black & white Xeroxes of found image collages compiled with the help of graphic designer Laurent Benner.
Christian Marclay - Fire & Water / 火と水 (book / CD)
trilingual edition (English / French / Japanese)
Dis Voir - ZagZig (books / CDs)
This artist's book / CD includes an innovative work made of sound and pictures related to an installation made by the artist in Japan in 2012.
Christian Marclay - Cyanotypes
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
sold out
A new body of works.
Christian Marclay - Snap!
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
MAMCO - Monographs
sold out
First publication dedicated to Christian Marclay's photographic practice.
Christian Marclay - Replay
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
sold out
The book reunites some of the performer, musician, visual artist and filmmaker's most important films and projections to date, with five important essays and an interview by Michael Snow.

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