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Friday, November 17, 2017, 10am
Gagosian West 21st Street, New York
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A 24-hour screening of 24 Hour Psycho Back and Forth and To and Fro (2008) will take place at our 21st Street gallery on November 17, starting at 10am and finishing on November 18 at 10am. The gallery will resume normal hours following the screening (10am–6pm).

Douglas Gordon, 24 Hour Psycho Back and Forth and To and Fro, 2008. Installation view, MGK, Kunstmuseum Basel, 2013. © Studio lost but found/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017. Photo: Studio lost but found/Frederik Pedersen from Psycho (1960), USA. Directed and Produced by Alfred Hitchcock. Distributed by Paramount Pictures. © Universal City Studios.

Douglas Gordon, 24 Hour Psycho Back and Forth and To and Fro, 2008. Installation view, MGK, Kunstmuseum Basel, 2013. © Studio lost but found/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017. Photo: Studio lost but found/Frederik Pedersen from Psycho (1960), USA. Directed and Produced by Alfred Hitchcock. Distributed by Paramount Pictures. © Universal City Studios.

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