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Richard Teschner

The Life Clock

The Life Clock, Richard Teschner
The Life Clock, zoomed in
See The Life Clock in the Kaleidoscope

The Life Clock is an  artwork created by Richard Teschner in 1935. It lives at the TheaterMuseum in Vienna. The image is used according to Educational Fair Use, and tagged Death in Art, Time and Puppetry. Source

A still from Richard Teschner’s 1935 puppet theater production Die Lebens-Uhr, “The Life Clock.” The still image shows Teschner’s unusual porthole-shaped viewer, giving the audience the impression they are viewing the production through a camera lens ringed by astrological signs.

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