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Skssh Clang Whssh, 2011

Print

Photogravure with chine colle

15.00 x 12.13 in

38.1 x 30.8 cm

Edition of 25
PRICE: $4,000
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    About The Work

    Christian Marclay’s Surround Sounds (2014-15) is a large-scale, synchronized video installation consisting of animated onomatopoeias projected onto four walls of a darkened room. To make the work, Marclay drew from a collection of comic books, cutting out sound effects and animating them in a choreography that suggests the acoustic properties of each word. “Whizz” and “zoom” speed across the walls; “beep” blinks persistently, while “thump” falls rhythmically onto the floor. Though silent, the work plays like a musical composition, merging the aural with the visual and providing an immersive perceptual experience. This print is from a series of related works on paper exploring the recurrence of onomatopoeias as visual and acoustic material in Marclay’s work. In comparison to the massive video installation, the paper works explore this crossing of visual and auditory perceptions across diverse forms of media.

    Courtesy of Paula Cooper Gallery

    About Christian Marclay

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    • Edition 12 of 25, 7 APs.

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