Art review: Christian Marclay

Actions: Swoop Splosh Fwsh (No 2), by Christian Marclay

White Cube Bermondsey | ★★★★☆

This is Christian Marclay’s first solo London show since 2010’s legendary The Clock, the 24 hour video montage of film clips including clocks, watches and people telling a time perfectly synchronised with the real world. Though none of these works reach the dizzy heights of that masterpiece, there’s still plenty to enjoy.
The stand out work is the mesmeric Surround Sounds – an onomatopoeic orchestra of comic book pops, vooos and thuds projected in cartoon fonts onto the walls of a silent room. Marclay’s work has all the meretricious appeal of pop art but adds to it a sly ingenuity – and fun.

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