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The Life Clock

The Life Clock, 1935, Richard Teschner
The Life Clock, zoomed in

The Life Clock is an  artwork created by Richard Teschner in 1935. It lives at the TheaterMuseum in Vienna. The image is © Theatermuseum, Vienna, and 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.

Reed Enger, "The Life Clock," in Obelisk Art History, Published April 02, 2018; last modified May 19, 2021, http://arthistoryproject.com/artists/richard-teschner/the-life-clock/.

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