17 February 2021


What The Art World Will Look Like Post Plague – Edward Lucie-Smith

What’s up for art here in London, once the pandemic is finally over? Will we all be able to go back to the state of things as they were, in the jolly days before the plague?

30 July 2020

Martin Creed: Three Toasts and Some Broccoli Hauser & Wirth Online

Martin Creed has become known for hugely varied work, which is by turns uncompromising, entertaining, shocking and beautiful. A new online presentation at Hauser & Wirth opening on 8 August assembles selected paintings, drawings, sculptures, tapestry, video and music. 

20 July 2019

Dog Show Unveils Dog-Related Artworks By Top Contemporary Artists

Southwark Park Galleries (formerly known as CGP London) celebrate their 35th anniversary with a contemporary art show about dogs, chosen by dogs. For Dog Show, cultured pooches who live with a variety of artists and curators have been invited to select their top dog-related artworks.

21 June 2017

City of London launches Sculpture in the City 2017

Sculpture in the City, the City of London’s annual public art programme set amongst some of London’s most iconic architectural landmarks, launches on 27 June including works by Paul McCarthy,Martin Creed and Ryan Gander.

3 May 2016


Martin Creed Sculpture Commissioned For Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6

The Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed is the subject of an exhibition featuring a new 25-foot-tall rotating ruby red neon sculpture commissioned specifically for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6. Sited on the Park’s southernmost pier overlooking the East River, its message will be visible from nearby Brooklyn, Lower Manhattan, the river, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Work […]

28 April 2016


Martin Creed Solo Show For Hauser & Wirth’s New Somerset Gallery

‘You find yourself here in this world with feelings and thoughts. It’s difficult to accept what you find you do. But if you can it seems to help.’ – Martin Creed, 2016. Hauser & Wirth’s rustic new gallery in Somerset has announced a new solo exhibition by Martin Creed, following the artist’s residency at The […]

10 November 2014


Leading Artists In Sotheby’s Charity Auction For Elton John AIDS Foundation

A large number of leading contemporary artists have very generously donated no less than 12 artworks, all of which will be auctioned off at Sotheby’s to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF). The participating artists are Allora & Calzadilla, Martin Creed, Olafur Eliasson, Jeff Elrod, Urs Fischer, Jonathan Horowitz, William Kentridge, Joel Meyerowitz, Rob […]

18 September 2014


The London Art Book Fair At Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Galley is presenting a book fair that reportedly presents the best in international contemporary art publishing. The viewer can browse beautiful artists’ books, rare art publications and catalogues from over 80 publishers. The three day event also hosts a collection of talks and performances. The opening night features a live set by Turner Prize-winning […]

1 April 2014

Martin Creed: First Major Survey A Multi Sensory Fun Fair

With 39 metronomes ticking at every possible speed, a one-note musical symphony, a rainbow of 1000 prints made using broccoli, projections of defecation, vomiting, and erections, you certainly can’t lambaste Martin Creed for a lack of variety – at least in form. This exhibition – that fills the whole of the spacious Hayward Gallery – […]

23 March 2014


Lights On: Martin Creed Unveils New Composition Inspired By J.S. Bach’s Organ works

Martin Creed is a very busy man this spring. With his highly acclaimed, thought-provoking survey of art currently at the Hayward Gallery, the 2001 Turner prize winner is about to present ‘Mind Trap’  his new CD, and composition for the restoration of the Royal Festival Hall organ. This has its premiere on 30 March. A […]

19 November 2013


House Of St Barnabas Offers Spectacular Setting For Emerging Art

The House of St Barnabas, Soho London, has launched their permanent art collection `The Collective’ at their new, not-for-profit members’ club, which opened on 8 November. The concept behind this new addition to the West End scene, marks an innovative step forward for all private members’ clubs. It offers a conscious clientele which mixes well with […]

10 October 2013


Martin Creed Retrospective Planned For Hayward Gallery In January 2014

The Hayward Gallery has announced the first major survey of work of the Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed. Opening on 29 January 2014, the exhibition will bring together the full range and scale of Creed’s work, spanning its most minimal moments – a spot of blu-tack – to extravagant room-sized installations, neons, sequential sculptures, […]

24 September 2013


Martin Creed Makes Waves At The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

The multifarious activities of Martin Creed the Turner Prize winning visual artist, composer, musician, performer, and choreographer—are contextualized as artworks, yet he resists that definition; rather, he catalogues his output by a simple taxonomy: a number followed by a descriptive title. Since the initial Work No. 3, Yellow painting (1996), the intervening seventeen years have […]

3 September 2013


Tate Purchases Martin Creed’s Turner Prize Winning Light Installation

The Tate has acquired Martin Creed’s Turner Prize winning installation ‘No 227: The lights going on and off’ It will now be added to the gallery’s permanent collection. Consisting of an empty room where lights are switched on and off every five seconds, it caused quite a stir when it was first exhibited in 2001. […]

27 July 2012


Martin Creed Olympic Bell Ringing Video Primrose Hill

Turner Prize-winning artist and musician Martin Creed, executed a live sound piece on 27 July 2012 at 8:12 BST- Watch Video The piece titled, “Work No. 1197: All the bells in a country rung as quickly and as loudly as possible for three minutes” synchronized a three minutes performance throughout the UK to celebrate the […]

27 July 2012


Hells Bells Martin Creed Rings In The Olympics

To Celebrate the launch of the 2012 Olympics today (27 July 2012) Bells will ring out in a once in a lifetime cacophony. At 8.12 AM the official launch day of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, ‘Work No.1197: All the bells in a country rung as quickly and as loudly as possible for […]

4 March 2012


Martin Creed Unveils Sketch Restaurant Redesign

The Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed has transformed the Gallery restaurant at London’s Sketch In the first of a new long-term programme of artist-conceived restaurants, at the venue, Martin Creed has taken to task a complete redesign of the main restaurant space. The installation seeks to blur the boundaries between art, food, design and […]

27 February 2012


Martin Creed Joins The Living At Tate Liverpool

Exhibition heralds first living artist for Artist Rooms Project Martin Creed is the first living artist to join ARTIST ROOMS since the collection was established in 2008. This exhibition showcases a number of works which Creed donated recently to the ARTIST ROOMS collection. Bringing together video, neon, drawings and paintings, the display offers audiences the […]

4 November 2011


Martin Creed Rings Out For London Olympics

Turner Prize-winning artist and musician Martin Creed, will be executing a live sound piece on 27 July 2012 at 8:00 BST The piece titled, “Work No. 1197: All the bells in a country rung as quickly and as loudly as possible for three minutes” will synchronize a three minutes performance throughout the UK to celebrate […]

21 June 2011


2012 Olympic Poster Artists Unveiled

Twelve Artists have been selected by the organizers of the 2012 Olympics to design the official posters. The list reads like a who’s who of A- Lister names from the London art scene. Tracey Emin, Bridget Riley ,Michael Craig -Martin and Bob and Roberta Smith plus Turner Prize winners Howard Hodgkin, Martin Creed, Chris Ofili […]

1 June 2011


Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Opens

Summer Exhibition 2011:  7 June – 15 August 2011 The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2011 opened today to the press and tonight will see the launch of its annual fundraising Gala. With less than four days to go until the event opens it’s doors to the public, here is a snapshot of what you can […]

7 December 2010


Olympic Artists Announced For 2012

David Hockney, Lucian Freud, Rachel Whiteread and Martin Creed are some of the visual artists the DCMS has announced to officially represent London during the 2012 Olympics. More than 1,000 nationwide events ranging from dance, music, theatre, the visual arts, film and digital innovation are planned with the aim of pulling in over three million people. The […]