ART IN MOTION
The marriage of art and horology
Bringing artistic dials off the wrist and onto the page
Towering over us
Bigger is better, or at the least, more important. Architects in the past took that idea very seriously with the construction of public clock towers. Certainly, clock towers were useful public tools. Chiming the time meant everyone knew the hour even if they didn't own a timepiece. Clock towers also made convenient gathering spots where commerce flourished.