He’s a winner of Turner prize, a distinction for contemporary art. Living in Chicago for one year, Martin Creed is combining, during twelve months, every shape around him, in Chicago. Twelve works are the equation for twelve months and 365 days of work and inspiration.
“Martin Creed plays Chicago” is a one-year exhibition, taking place at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Chicago. Each month is a surprise and also an unveiling. Inspired by the world poetic flows and the reality of readymade materials, Martin is presenting a range of different Chicago panoramas. From paintings, to video art or even various media, Martin is a multiplatform artist. That makes every month like a mystery and also a brilliant surprise.
November is the only month which is already uncovered, tracing the 11th month of the year with a ballet piece. The first work of Martin was the prologue for the next months: “Things” was neon lettering with exactly that word. And after that, many days and things have really followed. The visitors are invited to discover the places where Martin works are exposed and also following their interior senses by uncovering the non-linear art pieces.
From the indoor to the outdoor, his work is following the path of Chicago streets and also the music senses. The museum and the city are dipped into an artistic vein awakes inhabitants ideas. The museum walls are not enough for Martin’s imagination, and they expect that visitors’ curiosity is also huge.