The Bell & The Glass

posted: 07-25-10
Christian Marclay, Liberty Bell
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Christian Marclay's video tribute to the Liberty Bell and Marcel Duchamp's Large Glass treats the one object like the musical instrument it was intended to be and the other as a species of musical score -- that is, as the visual representation and record of sound.  While critics are mixed, the "Cagean-Duchampian" dimension of the work is clear.

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