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Martin Creed: What’s the point of it?

Art | February 11, 2014 |

Martin CreedMartin Creed, Work No. 1092, 2011

Martin Creed: What’s the point of it?

Over the past two and a half decades British artist Martin Creed has pursued an extraordinary path by confounding the traditional categories of art.

Martin CreedMartin Creed, Work No. 88. A sheet of A4 paper crumpled into a ball, 1995

Winner of the 2001 Turner Prize, Creed is recognised around the world for his minimalistic approach that strips away the unnecessary, but preserves an abundance of wit, humour and surprise.

Martin CreedMartin Creed, Work No. 264. Two protrusions from a wall, 2001

Crossing all artistic media and including music, his art transforms everyday materials and actions into surprising meditations on existence and the invisible structures that shape our lives.

Martin CreedMartin Creed, Work No. 200. Half the air in a given space, 1998

This exhibition will be the first major survey of Martin Creed’s work, from its most minimal moments and extravagant room-sized installations. Martin Creed was born in Wakefield in 1968 and currently lives and works in London.

Martin CreedMartin Creed, Work No. 629, 2007

“Martin Creed: What’s the point of it?” runs from Wednesday 29 January 2014 till Sunday 27 April 2014 at Southbank Centre, London.

more. www.southbankcentre.co.uk/

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