Times of Day

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Artworks in which a certain time of day plays an important role. Throughout the history of art, the various times in a day have captivated artists and implied particular ideas and meanings, such as morning evoking rebirth, and nighttime conveying death and horror. Artists have also spent countless hours trying to represent and understand the endless subtleties and variations in certain times of day. This category can include anything from artworks that depict the characteristics of certain times of day—such as a sunrise or the moon in a night sky—to images identified by precise times on a clock, a technique often used in diaristic photography or conceptual art.