The Museum of Fine Arts Boston & National Gallery of Canada Join LACMA in "Clock-Watching"

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artwork: Vintage movie still of actor Harold Lloyd.


Boston, MA.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the National Gallery of Canada announced this week that they have jointly acquired a copy of “The Clock” by Christian Marclay. The Los Angeles Museum of Art (LACMA) purchased an edition of Marclay’s masterpiece in April for $467,500 and MOMA in New York is also rumored to be considering buying a copy. The Museum of Fine Arts Boston is currently undergoing refurbishment, and will unveil the new Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art in September. Marclay’s work will have its Boston premiere on September 17 and 18, when the MFA hosts a 24-hour celebration of the new wing.