Christian Marclay - Looking for Love

Christian Marclay has long criss-crossed the art and experimental-music scenes. Back in the 1970s, the Swiss artist pioneered the use of turntables and records as musical instruments, operating independently of but parallel to hip hop.

Art Exhibition previously on at IMA - Institute of Modern Art in Queensland, Australia.
From Saturday 25 September 2010 to Saturday 20 November 2010
Launch Saturday 25 September 2010, 5–7pm

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Published by Institute of Modern Art on Monday 20 September 2010.
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He also developed a career in art, making works that play on music’s materials, supplements, and representations. In his video, Looking for Love, he plays vintage records, skipping across them seeking the word ‘love’ in the lyrics, as if wanting to isolate the word from its context, constructing a new composition in the process.