Single-channel video; 7:30 minutes
Museum purchase with funds provided by Lois Outerbridge
Known as both a musician and an artist,
Christian Marclay creates works that explore
ways in which sound is experienced. His fast-paced singlechannel video entitled Telephones features short clips of telephone conversation fragments from well-known films. From the first ring and hello to the final good-bye, Telephones strings together snippets of famous onscreen telephone calls to create a humorous and riveting composite conversation.