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    Sale 11960

    First Open | London

    14 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 61

    Christian Marclay (B. 1955)

    Telephones

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    Estimate

    Christian Marclay (B. 1955)
    Telephones
    video (Betacam, DVD), in two parts
    duration: 7 minutes 30 seconds
    Executed in 1995, this work is number fourteen from an edition of two-hundred and fifty


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    ‘[Telephones represents] a kind of tone poem ... a conversational sampling that unfolds like a failed love letter’ (J. González).

    Provenance

    Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this work is number fourteen from an edition of two-hundred and fifty.


    Literature

    B. Curiger (et. al.), Christian Marclay, London 2005 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, cover and pp. 62, 64 and 65).


    Exhibited

    Columbus, Wexner Art Center for the Arts, Hall of Mirrors: Art and Film since 1945, 1996 (another from the edition exhibited). This exhibition later travelled to Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art.
    Zurich, Kunsthaus Zürich, Arranged and Conducted, 1997 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Columbus, Wexner Art Center for the Arts, Videotheque: New Television, 1997 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Wuppertal, Von der Heydt Museum, Talk Show, 1999 (another from the edition exhibited). This exhibition later travelled to Munich, Haus der Kunst.
    Venice, La Biennale di Venezia, dAPERtuto, 1999 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Lyon, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Musique en Scène, 1999 (another from the edition exhibited).
    New York, Paula Cooper Gallery, Christian Marclay: Telephones, 1999-2000 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Berlin, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Group Video Exhibition, 2000 (another from the edition exhibited). This exhibition later travelled to Karlsruhe, The Badischer Kunstverein; Krakow, Contemporary Art Bunkier Sztuki; Budapest, House of Contemporary Arts Trafo and London, Lux Centre.
    Roskilde, Museet for Samtidskunst, Christian Marclay: Video & Photography, 2000 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Baltimore, Contemporary Museum, Making Sense: Ellen Gallagher, Christian Marclay, Liliana Porter, 2000 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Vancouver, Presentation House Gallery, Christian Marclay, 2000 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Umea, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umedalen Skulptur 2000, 2000 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Le Temps, Vite!, 2000 (another from the edition exhibited). This exhibition later travelled to Italy, Palais des Expositions and Barcelona, Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona.
    Boston, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Print Publishers’ Spotlight, 2000 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Ontario, Oakville Galleries, Christian Marclay: Asynchronous, 2000 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Lewiston, Bates College Museum of Art, Dialogue, 2001 (another from the edition exhibited).
    New York, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, S.O.S: Scenes of Sounds, 2001 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Maia, Bienal da Maia, Urbanlab, 2001 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Missouri, Saint Louis Art Museum, Currents 84: Christian Marclay, 2001 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Jerusalem, 18th Jerusalem Film Festival, 2001 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Ontario, Oakville Galleries, Christian Marclay: Cinema, 2001 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Fullerton, California State University Main Art Gallery, Recasting the Past: Beneath the Hollywood Tinsel, 2001 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Geneva, MAMCO & Centre Pour L’Image Contemporaine, 9th Biennal of the Moving Image, 2001 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Edinburgh, Scottish Arts Council Traveling Gallery, Pigeon Post, 2002 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Barcelona, Sonar Festival/Advanced Music, Sonarmonica, 2002 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Massachusetts, Williams College Museum of Art, Old New Technologies, 2002 (another from the edition exhibited).
    California, UCLA Hammer Museum, Christian Marclay, 2003 (another from the edition exhibited). This exhibition later travelled to New York, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies; Seattle, Seattle Art Museum; Thun, Kunstmuseum Thun; Avignon, Collection Lambert and London, Barbican Centre.
    New York, American Museum of the Moving Image, Thursdays, 2003 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Paris, Le Palais de Tokyo, Playlist, 2004 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cut: Film as Found Object, 2004-2005 (another from the edition exhibited). This exhibition later travelled to Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum and Tulsa, Philbrook Museum of Art.
    Monaco, Grimaldi Forum, New York, New York, 2006 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Belgrade, 47th October-Art-Salon, Art, Life and Confusion, 2006 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Drogheda, Highlanes Gallery, Flicks - The Cinematic in Art, 2009 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Sao Paulo, Paço das Artes, Zero Grau, 2009 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Christian Marclay’s Telephones, 2009 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Basel, Kunst und Neue Medien, Pronto! Art and Telephony, 2009 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Perspectives 178: Cineplex, 2012 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Jonesboro, Arkansas State University Bradbury Gallery, The Human Condition, 2012 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Munich, Haus der Kunst, Resonance and Silence, 2012 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Durham, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Telephones: Christian Marclay, 2012 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Scottsdale, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Mashup: New Video Art, 2013 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Aargau, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Rhythm in it. On Rhythm in Contemporary Art, 2013 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Durham, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, The Cinematic Impulse, 2013 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Art, Telephones, 2014-2015 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Sao Paulo, Oca do Ibirapuera, Invento, 2015 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Denver, Denver Art Museum, Showing Of: Recent Modern & Contemporary Acquisitions, 2015-2016 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Columbus, Wexner Art Center for the Arts, Picture Lock: 25 Years of Film/Video Residencies at the Wex, 2015 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Vancouver, Vancouver Art Gallery, MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture, 2016 (another from the edition exhibited).
    St. Petersburg, The Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, Christian Marclay: Telephones and Sound Holes, 2016 (another from the edition exhibited).


    Post Lot Text

    This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist. Another from the edition is held in the collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of Art, New York.