Martin Creed




1968

Born Wakefield, UK
Lives and works in London and Alicudi, Italy


Education


1986-90 Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK


Solo Exhibitions


2013
"Work No. 1020: Ballet", The Kitchen, New York
Hauser & Wirth, New York
Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome, Italy
'Work No. 570,'  Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
'Artist Rooms Martin Creed,' Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, UK
'Scales,' The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut
'Work No. 1461,' Hauser & Wirth, New York (permanent exhibition)
'Work No. 1513,' THEMUSEUM, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
'Work No. 202,' National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

2012
'Martin Creed Plays Chicago,' Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 
‘Martin Creed,' Museo de Arte de Lima, Lima, Peru
‘All the Bells Work No. 1197,' London 2012 Festival, Cultural Olympiad, Public art performance, London, United Kingdom
‘Artists Rooms – Martin Creed,' Tate Liverpool, Wolfson Room, Liverpool, UK
Michael Lett Gallery, Aukland, New Zealand

2011

‘Funhouse,’ Western Bridge, Seattle
'Work No. 1059,' Scotsman Steps, Edinburgh, UK
Rennie Collection, Vancouver, Canada
MARCO Museo d’Arte Contemporaneo, Vigo, Spain
‘Paintings,’ Johnen Galerie, Berlin
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas
'Mothers,' Hauser & Wirth, London, UK 

2010
'Numbers,' Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, NY
‘Work No. 409,’ Royal Festival Hall Elevator, London, UK
‘Things,’ The Common Guild, Glasgow, Scotland

2009
‘Work No. 975,’ Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
‘Work No. 203,’ Tate Britain, London, UK
Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland

2008
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Duveens Commission, ‘Work No. 850,’ Tate Britain, London, UK
Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome, Italy
Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York

2007
Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Galleria Alberto Peola, Turin, Italy
‘Lights Going On and Off,’ Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston
‘Feelings,’ CCS Bard / Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
‘Small Things,’ 508 West 25th St, New York
Hauser & Wirth Coppermill, London, UK

2006
‘All of the bells in a city or town rung as quickly and as loudly as possible for three minutes,’ Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico
Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Wrong Gallery @ Tate Modern, Tate Modern, London, UK
‘Work No. 547,’ Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
‘The Lights Off,’ Haubrokshows, private apartment, Berlin, Germany
‘Big Dogs,’ MC, Los Angeles
Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy
Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland

2005

Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
‘The lights going on and off,’ Comptoir du Nylon, Brussels, Belgium
Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK
Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
‘Lachen,’ Saint Peter’s Church, Cologne, Germany
‘The Lights Off,’ ACCA, Melbourne, Australia
Galerie Rudiger, Munich, Germany

2004
‘Work No. 360,’ Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Hauser & Wirth, London, UK
‘TWG @ CCA,’ Centre for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan
Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland (cat.)
‘Work No. 330,’ Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France

2003
Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland. Curated by Bernhard Fibicher
'Beaucoup de Bruit pour Rien,' (with Marylene Negro) Frac Languedoc–Roussillon, Montpellier . Curated by Emmanuel Lattreille
‘SMALL THINGS,’ Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
‘Work No. 289: Everything is Going to be Alright,’ British School, Rome, Italy. Curated by Christiana Perrella

2002
The Wrong Gallery, New York
'A large piece of furniture partially obstructing a door,' Alberto Peola Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

2001
‘The lights off,’ Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
Work No. 265, Micromuseum for Contemporary Art, Palermo, Italy, curated by Paolo Falcone
Hamilton Art Gallery, Hamilton, Canada. (cat.)

2000
‘MARTIN CREEDWORKS,’ Camden Art Center, London, UK. Curated by Godfrey Worsdale. (cat.)
‘Work No. 252,’ Saint Peter's Church, Cologne, Germany
‘The Lights Going on and Off,’ Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York
‘Work No. 225,’ Times Square, New York (commissioned by Public Art Fund)
Work No. 232: the whole world + the work = the whole world, Tate Britain, London, UK (booklet)
‘MARTIN CREEDWORKS,’ Southampton City Art Gallery, UK (and toured to Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds and Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool). Curated by Godfrey Worsdale. (cat.)

1999
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Cabinet Gallery, London, UK
‘Work No. 203,’ The Portico, London, UK  (curated by Ingrid Swenson)
‘Work No. 160,’ Space 1999, London, UK (curated by Matthew Higgs)
Alberto Peola Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

1998

Galerie Analix B & L Polla, Geneva, Switzerland

1997
Galleria Paolo Vitolo, Milan, Italy
Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK
The British School at Rome, Rome, Italy

1995

Galerie Analix B & L Polla, Geneva, Switzerland (cat.)
Galleria Paolo Vitolo, Milan, Italy
Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
Javier Lopez Gallery, London, UK

1994
Cubitt Gallery, London, UK (Part 3 of Weekenders curated by Matthew Higgs)
Marc Jancou Gallery, London, UK

1993

‘Work No. 78,’ Starkmann Limited, London, UK


Group Exhibitions

2013
"Half the Air in a Given Space", The Public, West Bromwich, UK
"Work No. 1676:All The bells". As part of Nuit Blanche, Paris, France
University Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
"Illuminations," Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles (curated by Matthew Higgs)
"Work No. 570," Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
"Rhythm in it. On rhythm in contemporary art," Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
"Blink," Lynch Tham, New York
"A House of Leaves," David Roberts Foundation, London, UK
"Ordinary/Extra/Ordinary," The Public, West Bromwich, UK
"Arthouse Select, Museum of St. Albans, Hertfordshire, UK
"Revealed: Government Art Collection," Ulster Museum, Belfast, UK
"Simon Starling Phantom Ride," Tate Britain Commission 2013, Tate Britain, London, UK
"Living Loss: The Experience of Illness in Art," Lewis Glucksman Gallery - University College Cork, Ireland
"Works on Paper by Sculptors from the collection of BNY Mellon," Tacoma Art Collection, Tacoma

2012
"Art Returns to Art," Museo del Polo, Florence, Italy
"Painting in Space," Lhuring Agustine, New York
"Utopraxia," The Art Foundation, Athens, Greece
"Steel Life," Michael Benevento, Los Angeles
"A Wall is a Surface," London Newcastle Project, London, UK
"Painting without painters," Centre d’art Contemporain, La Villa du Parc, Annemasse, France
"A House Full of Music: Strategies in Music and Art," Institut Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, "Germany
"B. Wurtz & Co." Curated by Matthew Higgs, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles


2011
Tate St. Ives, Porthmeor Beach, Cornwall, UK
“Mothers,” installation, 54th International Art Biennale Venice 2011, “ILLUMInations” curated by Bice Curiger, Giardini and Arsenale, Venice

2010

'Living with Art: Collecting Contemporary in Metro New York." Neuberger Museum, New York
'At Home/Not at Home', Hessel Museum of Art, New York
Heldelberger Kunstverein, Heldelberg, Germany
‘The Gathering,’ Londside Gallery, Yorkshire, UK
‘Silent Revolution,’ K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf,
Germany
‘Party!,’ The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK
‘Phil Collins presents Auto-Kino!,’ Temporare Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
2009 ‘Tonite,’ The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK
‘Paper: Pressed, Stained, Slashed, Folded,’ Museum of Modern Art, New York
‘English Lounge,’ Tang Contemporary, Beijing, China

2008

‘Artist’s Choice: Vik Muniz, Rebus,’ Museum of Modern Art, New York
‘Spheres 2008,’ Galleria Continua, France
‘Standard Sizes,’ Andrew Kreps, NY, curated by Joao Ribas
‘History in the Making: A Retrospective of the Turner Prize,’ Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
‘So Ist Es Und Anders,’ Museum Abteiberg, Germany

2007

‘Delusive Orders,’ Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi, Poland
‘The Turner Prize: A Retrospective,’ Tate Britain, London, UK
‘Insubstantial Pageant Faded,’ Western Bridge Gallery, Seattle
‘The Future of Futurism,’ Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo,
Italy
‘Words Fail Me,’ Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, curated by Matthew Higgs
‘Shallow,’ I-20 Gallery, New York, curated by Stefan Brüggemann
‘Ensemble,’ ICA Philadelphia, curated by Christian Marclay
‘Hot for Teacher,’ Nog Gallery, London, UK
‘Mouth Open Teeth Showing,’ Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
‘The Lath Picture Show,’ Friedrich Petzel, New York
‘Half Square, Half Crazy,’ La Villa Arson, Nice, France

2006

‘Galerie Patrick Seguin Invites Hauser & Wirth,’ Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France
‘Strange I’ve Seen That Face Before,’ Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
‘Wrestle,’ Hessel Museum of Art, Bard Centre for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (cat.)
‘Out of Place,’ The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK
‘Scape Biennal of Art in Public space,’ Christchurch, New Zealand
‘I: Act Two,’ Secession, Vienna, Austria
‘Word,’ Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston
‘Concrete Language,’ Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
‘How to Improve the World,’ Hayward Gallery, London, UK
‘Other Room, Other Voices,’ The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
‘Into Me/ Out of Me,’ PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City (cat.)
‘I: Act One,’ Futura, Prague, Czech Republic
‘Noth’ing,’ Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
‘Yes Bruce Nauman,’ Zwirner & Wirth, New York
‘Draw a Straight Line and Follow It,’ Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
‘Good Vibrations,’ Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
‘Out of Time: A Contemporary View,’ Museum of Modern Art, New York
‘Of Mice and Men: 4th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art,’ Berlin, Germany
‘Haubrokworks: Sounds of Silence,’ Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany
‘Infinity, Etc.,’ Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada, curated by Dave Dyment
‘Surprise, Surprise,’ Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK

2005

‘Experience de la Duree,’ Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France (cat.)
‘Drunk Vs. Stoned 2,’ Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
‘Big Bang: Destruction and Creation in 20th Century Art,’ Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

2004

‘Café in Mito,’ Contemporary Art Center: Art Tower Mito, Japan
‘Open,’ Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, Pennsylvania
‘Genesis Sculpture,’ Domaine de Pommery, Reims, France. Curated by Stephanie Moisdon (cat.)
‘State of Play’, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK. Curated by Rochelle Steiner (cat.)

2003

‘Unplugged,’ Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
‘Work No. 300,’ ‘Inaugural Exhibition’, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
‘Adorno,’ Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
‘Skulptur 03,’ Galerie Thaddeous Ropac, Salzburg, Germany
‘Soundsystem,’ Kunstverein Salzburg, Salzburg, Germany. Curated by Edek Bartz.
‘Shine,’ Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (cat.)
‘20th Anniversary- Welcome Home,’ Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York

2002

‘Strike,’ Wolverhampton Art Gallery, London, UK (cat.)
‘ON/OFF,’ VistaMare associazione culturale, Pescara, Italy (brochure)
‘My Head is on Fire but my Heart is Full of Love,’ Charlottenborg, Germany
‘Udstillingbygning,’ Copenhagen, Denmark (cat.)
‘To Actuality,’ ARGE Museum, Bolzano, Italy (cat.)
‘Rock My World,’ CCAC, San Francisco, Curated by Ralph Rugoff (cat.)
‘Tempo,’ Museum of Modern Art, New York (cat.)

2001

Turner Prize 2001, (with Richard Billigham, Isaac Julien and Mike Nelson) Tate
Britain, London, UK
‘Space-Jack,’ Yokohama Museum of Art, Art Gallery, Yokohama, Japan (cat.)
‘Works on Paper from Acconci to Zittel,’ Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK
‘Hotel Sub Rosa,’ Cabinet, London, UK
‘A Piece if Paper Crumpled into a Ball,’ Blanche, Paris, France
Martin Creed, Anri Sala, Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Munich, Germany

2000

British Art Show 2000, National touring Exhibition organized by the Hayward Gallery for the Arts Council of England, UK (cat.)
‘Don’t Worry,’ Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK. Curated by Tamsin Dillon (cat.)
‘Arte All’Arte,’ San Gimignano, Italy. Organized by Art Continua (cat.)

1999

Limit Less, Aktuelle Britische Kunst, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria. Curated by Matthew Higgs
‘54x54x54,’ Museum of Contemporary Art, London, UK
‘Porcupines/Arthinking,’ 291 Gallery, London, UK. Curated by Graham Higgins
‘Searchlight: Conciousness at the Millennium’, CCAC Institute, Oakland/San Francisco, Curated by Lawrence Rinder (cat.)
‘Getting the Corners’, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. Curated by Matthew Higgs
‘Nerve,’ ICA, London, UK. Curated by Nerve Systems
‘Serendipity,’ Watou, Belgium. Curated by Giacinto di Pietrantonio

1998

‘Ainsi de suite 3 (deuxieme partie),’ Centre regional d'art contemporain, Sete, France. Curated by Sabine Schaschl
‘Lovecraft,’ Spacex Gallery Exeter, UK. Curated by Martin McGeown & Toby Webster
‘Not Today,’ Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York
‘Imitating Christmas,’ Wiensowski & Harbord, Berlin, Germany. Curated by Jens Hoffmann
‘Everyday, 11th Biennale of Sydney,’ Sydney, Australia. Curated by Jonathan Watkins (cat.)
‘Proper: Blind Date 1,’ Titanik, Turku, Finland. Curated by Paula Toppila (cat.)
‘Speed,’ Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK. Curated by Jeremy Millar (cat.)
‘Crossings,’ Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria. Curated by Cathrin Pichler
‘Camouflage 2000,’ Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France. Curated by Robert Garnett
‘Lovecraft,’ South London Gallery, London, UK. Curated by Martin McGeown and Toby Webster
‘Sunday,’ Cabinet Gallery, London, UK. Curated by Matthew Higgs
‘Not Nothing,’ Todd Gallery, London, UK
Delfina, London, UK. Curated by Matthew Higgs
‘An Idea of Art / Art and Life,’ Galleria Paolo Vitolo, Milan, Italy

1997

‘Dimensions Variable,’ Helsinki and Stockholm (cat.)
‘Laure Genillard - Une selection et une collection,’ Galerie de l'Ancien College, Chatellerault, France
‘Lovecraft,’ CCA, Glasgow, UK. Curated by Martin McGeown and Toby Webster
‘Cairn Gallery’, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, UK   
‘Thoughts, City Racing,’ London, UK. Curated by Carolina Grau
‘Superstore de Luxe No.1, Up & Co.,’ New York, Curated by Sarah Staton
‘Imprint 93 (and other related ephemera),’ Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK. Curated by Matthew Higgs
‘Answer 'Affirmative' or 'Negative’,’ Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada
Galerie Mot & van den Boogaard, Brussels, Belgium. Curated by Macha Roesnick
‘Snowflakes Falling on the International Dateline,’ CASCO, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Curated by David Lillington

1996

‘Life / Live, Musee d'Art Moderne,’ Paris, France. Curated by Laurence Bosse and Hans Ulrich Obrist (cat.)
‘The Speed of Light, The Speed of Sound,’ Design Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Curated by Jeremy Millar
‘Against,’ Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, UK
‘Ace!’, Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, London, UK (plus toured) (cat.)
‘A Century of Sculptors' Drawings,’ Karsten Schubert, London, UK
East International’, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, UK
‘Trace 1995-96,’ Galleria Paolo Vitolo, Milan, Italy
‘Some Drawings From London,’ The Rooms, London, UK. Curated Kate Bernard
‘A4 Favours,’ Three Month Gallery, Liverpool, UK. Curated by Padraig Timoney
‘Banana Republic,’ Bund, London, UK. "Room" curated by Matthew Higgs
‘Try,’ Royal College of Art, London, UK
‘Kiss This,’ Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK
‘Well Morgan,’ Eisfabrik, Hannover, Germany. Curated by Stefan Kalmar

1996

‘Affinata,’ Castello di Rivara, Turin, Italy. Curated by Carolin Lindig

1995

‘Snow Job,’ Forde, Geneva, Switzerland. Curated Lionel Bovier
‘My Darling Ciccolina ...,’ last order(s), London, UK
‘Just Do It,’ Cubitt Gallery, London, UK
Laure Genillard Gallery, London, UK  
‘Imprint 93 / City Racing,’ City Racing, London, UK. Curated by Matthew Higgs
‘Zombie’ Golf, Bank, London, UK
‘Unpop,’ Anthony Wilkinson Fine Art, London, UK. Curated by Bob & Roberta Smith
‘Multiple Choice,’ Jibby Beane, London, UK
‘The Fall of Man,’ Three Rooms and a Kitchen, Pori, Finland
‘In Search of the Miraculous,’ Starkmann Ltd., London, UK
‘Fuori Fase,’ Viafarini, Milan, Italy. Curated by Angela Vettese (cat.)

1994

‘Art Unlimited: Multiples ... from the Arts Council Collection,’ CCA, Glasgow, UK (and touring)
‘Todd Gallery,’ London, UK
‘Conceptual Living,’ Rhizome, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Curated by Martha Roesnick
‘Potato,’ IAS, London, UK. Curated by Gary Thomas, Steven McIntyre & Alison Jacques
‘Sarah Staton's Supastore Boutique,’ Laure Genillard Gallery, London, UK
‘The Little House on the Prairie,’ Marc Jancou Gallery, London, UK
‘Modern Art,’ Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK
‘Imprint 93/Cabinet Gallery,’ Cabinet Gallery, London, UK. Curated by Matthew Higgs
‘Domestic Violence,’ Gio' Marconi, Milan, Italy. Curated by Alison Jacques (cat.)

1993

‘Wonderful Life,’ Lisson Gallery, London, UK

1992

‘Inside a Microcosm,’ Laure Genillard Gallery, London, UK. Curated by Gareth Jones
‘Outta Here,’ Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK. Curated by Douglas Gordon
Angel Row Gallery Touring Show, Nottingham, UK. Curated by Mark Dey

1989

‘The Black Bull,’ London, UK. Curated by Tess Jaray


Music Performances (with owada)

2012
“Work No. 1020,” MCA Chicago

2011
Western Bridge Seattle, Washington,
The Cultch, Vancouver, Canada

2009

Sadler’s Wells, London’s Dance House, London, UK

2007

Abrons Art Center at Henry Street Settlement, New York

2005

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, UK
Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York

2004

Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2002

CCAC, San Francisco
The Scala, London, UK
Passerby Stop, New York
Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada
London Guildhall University, London, UK
ICA, London, UK

2000

Acoustic set, Passer-by, New York
Centre régional d'art contemporain, Sète, France. Curated by Sabine Schaschl
Lux Gallery, London, UK

1999

Club Beige & Sneakers, BüroFriedrich, Berlin, Germany

1998

College of Fine Arts, Sydney, Australia
Roslyn Oxley Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (part of every day, 11th Biennale of Sydney, Australia)
Dimensions Variable, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Germany. Organized by The British Council

1997

Club 414, Brixton, London, UK. Organized by Cabinet Gallerty, London, UK
The Red Eye, London, UK
Waves In / Praticels Out, CCA Glasgow, UK. Organized by Toby Webster
The Police Station, Bethnal Green, London, UK
ICA, London, UK
Bring Your Own Walkman, W 139, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Organized by Jack Jaeger
Liste 97, Basel, Switzerland. Organized by Cabinet Gallery, London, UK
Museum of Installation, London, UK
Warwick Arts Center, Warwickshire, UK
Visitor, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
Night & Day, Manchester, UK
Big Mama's, Rome, Italy
British School at Rome, Rome, Italy
Snowflakes Falling on the International Dateline, CASCO, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Organized by David Lillington)

1996

Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, 
Chelsea School of Art, London, UK
East International, Norwich, UK
Kunstlerpop 2, Manchester, UK
St John's Tavern, London, UK
Cubitt Gallery, London, UK

1995

Jibby's Christmas Party, Hanover Grand, London, UK
Kunstlerpop, Manchester, UK
Smithy's Wine Bar, London, UK
Camden Arts Center, London, UK
The Monarch, London, UK

1994

Ding Dong Twist Club, London, UK


Recordings


2012
Youʼre the One For Me, Moshi Moshi Records

1999
I Can't Move, Martin Creed
CD, 7 songs, published by Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada, ARTMET - CD#003
EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT, Martin Creed
CD, 3 songs (Work Nos. 207, 208, 209), duration 11:18, commissioned by The Pier
Trust, cat. PIER 01, produced in an edition of 2000

1997

nothing, owada
CD, 23 songs, duration 36:24, released on piano, London, cat. no. piano 508
Bring Your Own Walkman, Various Artists
CD, compilation album from the exhibition Bring Your Own Walkman, W 139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1995

Work No. 117, Martin Creed
music cassette, duration 1 min. each side, text on inner sleeve by John O'Reilly, published by Paolo Vitolo, Milan


Bibliography

2013
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2012
Taylor Bennet, Kim, "Dollars to Pounds: Martin Creed," Fader, August 16
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2011

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2010
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2009

Anderson, Zoe, “A brand new Creed: The Turner prize-winner turns choreographer,” The Independent, October 15
Higgins, Charlotte, “Five positions and a chess move: Martin Creed turns to ballet,” The Guardian, August 21

2008

Jones, Jonathan, “Reviewing Martin Creed with the benefit of reflection,” Guardian.co.uk, July 30
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2007

Avgikos, Jan, Review, Artforum, October 2007 p. 368
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2006

Blancsubé, Michel, “Esquiador en el fondo de un pozo.” published by La Coleccion Jumex, Mexico City
Webster, Toby, et. Al, “Strange I’ve Seen That Face Before,” published by Dumont Verlag, Cologne and Städtisches Museum Abteiburg, Mönchengladbach
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Richer, Francesca and Matthew Rosenzweig, “No. 1: First Works by 362 Artists,” published by D.A.P., New York
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Griffin, Tim, Review: Lyon Biennale, Artforum, Feb. pp. 205, 230
Perra, Danile, Review, Tema Celeste No. 116, p. 94

2005

“The Artists’ Artists,” Artforum, December, p. 104
“News and Around: Biennale de Lyon,” Tema Celeste, July-August, p. 96
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Bishop, Claire, “On Installation Art,” Tate etc…, Spring, pp. 26-32
Coles, Alex, Review, Frieze, March pp. 130-131
Lafuente, Pablo, Review, Flash Art, January-February, p. 73

2004

Durland, Corinna, “Martin Creed: Twenty (More) Questions.” Wrong Times, #1, pp. 2-3
Gingeras, Alison, “Painting Without Canvas or Sculpting With Paint,” Contemporary, No. 64, p. 22-25.
Cullinan, Nicholas, “State of Play,” Review, Frieze, April, pp.93-94

2003

Higgs, Matthew, “Unplugged,” Work, October-December, pp.20-21
Boijmans Von Beuningen Rotterdam, NAI Publishers

2002

Reindl, Uta, Review, Tema Celeste, April, p. 92

2001

Searle, Adrian, “Appalling Fascination of a Career-enhancing Competetion,” The Guardian, May 31
Millard, Rosie, The Times, June 8, p. 7
Gibbons, Fiachra, “It’s On, It’s Off, but is it Art?,” The Guardian, November 7
Dorment, Richard, “Dullness and Decadence,” The Daily Telegraph, November 7, p. 18
Alberge, Dalya, The Times, November 7, p. 4M
Cumming, Laura, What, no Elephant Dung?, The Observer, November 11, p. 10
Kent, Sarah, A Funny Turner, Time Out London, November 14
McEwen, John, Grave Time for Turner, Telegraph, November 11, p. 6
Alberege, Dalya, Turner Judges see the Lights, The Times, December 10, p. 3
Jury, Louise, The Independent, December 10, p. 3
Vogel, Carol, “A Prize for Lights,” The New York Times, December 14, Arts Section, p. E36
Review Tokyo, “Spacejack!,” Flash Art, October, p. 57
Bush, Kate, “London Field,” Art Forum, September, p. 85

2000

Searle, Adrian. “Is this what they call pop art?” The Guardian, January 18.
Jones, Jonathan, “Let there be Light,” The Observer
Coles, Alex, Review, Art in America, November
MacMillan, Ian, “I’m Saying Nothing,” Modern Painters, pp. 42-44
Lewisohn, Cedar, “Art & Rock Stars,” Flash Art, March-April, pp. 78-81

1999

Cotter, Holland, “Surging into Chelsea,” The New York Times, Friday, January 21
McFarland, Dale, “On Martin Creed,” Frieze 1999, pp. 66-69
Buck, Louisa, “A Message to our readers and London calling,” The Art Newspaper, no. 98, December
Meenaghan, Tony, “Q: Is this a screwed up piece of paper or the star of a new art exhibition? A: BOTH,” The Mirror, November 12th
Page, Cara, “This Crumpled Sheet of A4 is a Piece of Art,” Daily Record, November 12th
Mark, Lisa Gabrielle, “Fresh Heir,” C International Contemporary Art, Issue 63, September
Beech, Dave, “Martin Creed,” Art Monthly, Issue 226, May
Lillington, David, “Martin Creed,” Metropolis M, April
Higgs, Matthew, “Martin Creed: 20 Questions,” Untitled, Issue 18, Spring
Jones, Jonathan, “What so Minimal about 15,000 Balloons?,” The Observer, March 14th
McLver, Brian, “Meet the Modern Artist Who Admits his Work is Rubbish,” Saturday Times, Glasgow, March 6th

1998

Buck, Louisa, “UK Artists Q&A,” The Art Newspaper, Issue 86, November
Stephens, Craig, “Live scene: Owada,” Revolver, Sydney, September 28h
H-O, Paul and Pigott, “Hadrian, Go into a Sshop and Ask for Nothing,” Very, Issue 2
Green, David, “Minimal Interventions,” Contemporary Visual Arts, Issue 17
Wilson, Andrew, “Band Art,” Art Monthly, London, Issue 210, October
Archer, Michael, “The Object of Art,” Art Monthly, Issue 208, July-August
Kyriacou, Sotiris, “Propositions,” Art Monthly, Issue 208, July-August
Freedman, Carl, Generation W(eird), The Guardian, May 27th
Joliffe, Kira, “The Idler Presents: Owada,” The Idler, Issue 18, Spring
Coles, Alex, “Martin Creed No Entry,” Art + Text, no. 56, February-April
Van den Boogaard, Oscar, “Zonder TItel 1 T/M 4,” Metropolis M, No. 1, February

1996

Williams, Gilda, “Martin Creed Tabula Rasa,” Art Monthly, London, Issue 195, April
Piccoli, Cloe, “Martin Creed,” Flash Art, December-January, p. 110

1995

Kent, Sarah, “Sound & Vision,” Time Out, London, August 30th
The Ruby Kelly Column, Art Review, Vol. 47, June
Lederman, Erika, “Unlimited Works at Starkmann Limited,” Art Monthly, Issue 185, April
OReilly, John, “Art for Bart’s Sake,” The Modern Review, Vol. 1, Issue 16, August - September

1994

Searle, Adrian, “Martin Creed & Sam Samore,” Time Out, London, July 21

1992

Collings, Matthew, “Matthiew Colling on Some Kind of Sculpture Show at Laure Genillard,” City Limits, January


Publications


2006
Pierini, Marco, “Good Vibrations,” published by Giunti Editore, Florence, Milan
“Nothing” published by Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, a.M., and Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, edited by Martina Weinhart and Max Hollein

2004

‘State of Play, ‘ published by the Serpentine Gallery, London, edited by Rochelle Steiner
Genesis Sculpture, published by Beaux Arts Magazine, Hors Serie, edited by Stephanie Moisdon

2003

Shine: Wishful Fantasies and Visions of the Future in Contemporary Art, published by Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen / Nai Uitgevers, Rotterdam

2002

Sans, Jerome, “On Stage,” The Curator’s Egg, No. 3
Art Now, published by Taschen, edited by Uta Grosenick and Burkhard Riemschneider, text by Nina Montmann, Koln
Tempo, published by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
My Head is on Fire but my Heart is Full of Love, published by Charlottenborg Udstillingsbygning, Denmark
Rock My World, published by CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San
Francisco

2001

Arte All’Arte ’00. edited by Art Continua, published by Gli Ori, Italy
Space-Jack, published by Yokohama Museum of Art, Art Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

2000

Martin Creed Works, published by Southampton City Art Gallery, Scotland

1999

Searchlight: Consciousness at the Millenium, edited by Lawrence Rinder. Published by Thames & Hudson, London
This is Modern Art by Matthiew Collings. Published by Weide Feld & Nicolson, London
Contemporary Sculpture in Scotland by Andrew Patrizio. Published by Craftsman House
Serendipiteit by Giacinto di Pietrantonio and Gwy Mandelinck. Published by Watou Poeziezomer


AWARD

2001
Turner Prize, London