Here are some excerpts from my original tumblr blog, watchingtheclocktoronto2012.tumblr.com involving my reflections and reading on the economic aspects Christian Marclay's The Clock. How was it created? Just how is it bought and sold? Who paid the living expenses of the artist and his assistants during the creation? Why is it show in museums and galleries, rather than in public places? Why are there usually long lines? These questions were on my mind as I traveled to Toronto in October 2012 in an attempt to view "the entire thing" in four days. This is a seletion of my posts in which I pondered these issues.

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