Christian Marclay, Kraftwerk Guest Edit Wallpaper*

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By Stephanie Murg

This weekend, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston unveils its Linde Wing for Contemporary Art with a 24-hour party (“artful attire encouraged”) during which the institution will screen Christian Marclay‘s “The Clock.” The MFA acquired the work, which is made from more than 1,000 film clips, earlier this year in a joint deal with the National Gallery of Canada. Can’t make it to Boston? Get your Marclay fix at the newsstand with the October “Sound + Vision” issue of Wallpaper*, for which the Golden Lion-winning artist served as a guest editor. Marclay reimagined his epic “Manga Scroll” for the magazine, for which he created one of two October covers. The other comes from the pulsing, digital brain of Kraftwerk, who also served as guest editor. Reclusive frontman (not an oxymoron) Ralf Hutter provided the cover: a take on the band’s iconic imagery that is designed to be viewed through the 3D glasses included with the magazine. Inside, Kraftwerk devotees such as Andreas Gurksy, Thomas Demand, and Neville Brody reveal how the electronic music pioneers influenced them and their work.