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1968
Geboren in Wakefield, England | born in Wakefield, UK
lebt und arbeitet in London | lives and works in London

1986-90
Slade School of Fine Art, London


Einzelausstellungen | Solo Exhibitions

2016
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
Galerie im Taxipalais, Innsbruck, Austria
Hauser & Wirth, Somerset
Public Art Fund, Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York
Park Avenue Armory, New York

2015
Peder Lund, Oslo
Michael Lett, Auckland
NEAR EAST, Istanbul
Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
Work No. 360: Half the air in a given space, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
Martin Creed: Like Water At A Buffet, Kappatos Gallery, Athens
Galerie Javier Lopez, Madrid
Kunstverein Heilbronn, Heilbronn
Kunsthalle Vogelmann, Heilbronn
Work No. 1562: Half the air in a given space, THEMUSEUM, Kitchener, Canada

2014
Martin Creed: What’s the Point of It?, Hayward Gallery, London
Johnen Galerie, Berlin
ARTIST ROOMS Martin Creed, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight, England
ARTIST ROOMS Martin Creed, Tate Britain, London

2013
Martin Creed: Scales, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield
Artist Rooms: Martin Creed, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, England
Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome
Hauser & Wirth and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
Work No. 1513: Half the air in a given space, THEMUSEUM, Ontario
Work No. 1562: Half the Air in a Given Space, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere, Netherlands
Work No. 202, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Artist Rooms: Martin Creed, Work No. 227: The lights going on and off, Tate Britain, London
The Warhol, Pittsburg
Work No. 1676: All the Bells, 3 minutes at 19:00, Nuit Blanche Paris, Paris

2012
Museum de Arte de Lima, Lima
Work No. 965: Half the Air in a Given Space, Cleveland Art Museum, Cleveland
Work No. 268: Half the Air in a Given Space, Pavement Gallery, Manchester
House of Art, Ceske Budejovice
Michael Lett, Auckland
Artist Rooms: Martin Creed, Tate Liverpool
Martin Creed - Wanting to Say Hello, Conceptual Art Center Bukovje, Landskrona
Martin Creed plays Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Down Over Up, Edinburgh Art Festival Exhibition, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Ballet: Work No. 1020, Traverse Theatre, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

2011
Mothers, Hauser & Wirth, London
Martin Creed: Paintings, Johnen Galerie, Berlin
Martin Creed: Work No. 200, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain (MAMAC), Nice
Martin Creed: Works, Museo d’Arte Contemporánea de Vigo (MARCO), Vigo, Spain
Sightings: Martin Creed, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas
Martin Creed: Collected Works, Rennie Collection, Vancouver
Things / Cosas, Sala Alcalá 31, Madrid
Work No. 1059, Scotsman Steps, Edinburgh
Tardis Projects: Martin Creed, Tardis House, Truro, England
Martin Creed: Work No. 700, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, England

2010
Ballet: Work No. 1020, Traverse Theatre Edinburgh festival Fringe, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburg
Down over up, Edinburgh Art Festival Exhibition, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Martin Creed, Gavin Brown's enterprise, New  York

2009
Artsonje Center, Seoul
Work No. 245’, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
Work No. 975, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
Work No. 203, Tate Britain, London

2008
Work No. 160, 79A Brick Lane, London
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
Duveens Commission Work No: 850, Tate Britain, London
Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
Galeria Lorcan O’Neill,  Rome

2007
Martin Creed’s Variety Show, Abrons Art Center, New York
The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
Galleria Alberto Peola, Turin
Hauser & Wirth Coppermill, London
Feelings, Hessel Museum of Art and CCS Galleries, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
The Lights Going On and Off, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston
Small Things, Pace Gallery, New York

2006
All the bells in a city or town rung as quickly and as loudly as possible for three minutes, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sick Film, Curzon Mayfair, London
I like things, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan
Work No. 547, Johnen Galerie, Berlin
The lights off, Haubrok Foundation, Berlin
Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
Big Dogs, MC, Los Angeles
Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland
Martin Creed’s Variety Show, Tate Modern, London
The Wrong Gallery, Tate Modern, London

2005
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
Down – Up, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
Kunst-Station St. Peter, Cologne

2004
TWG@CCA, Centre for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan
the whole world + the work = the whole world, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujadowski Castle, Warsaw
Work No. 330, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
Hauser & Wirth, London
Work No. 360, Johnen Galerie, Berlin

2003
Kunsthalle, Bern, Switzerland
Beaucoup de bruit pour rien, mit Marylene Negro, Frac, Montpellier, France
Small things, Analix Forever, Geneva
Work No. 300, GBE (Modern), New York
Work No. 289, The British School at Rome, Rome

2001
Art Now: Martin Creed, Turner Prize 2001, Tate Britain, London
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich (mit | with Anri Sala)
Martin Creed Works, Camden Arts Centre, London
Sankt Peter, Cologne
The lights off, Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne

2000
MARTINCREEDWORKS, Camden Arts Centre, London
Work No. 227, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
Work No. 225, Times Square, New York (Projekt des | project of the Public Art Fund)
Martin Creed Works, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, UK

1999
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
Art Metropole, Toronto
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
Cabinet Gallery, London
Work No. 203, The Portico, London
Work No. 160, Space 1999, London
Alberto Peola Arte Contemporanea, Torino

1998
Galerie Analix B & L Polla, Geneva

1997
Galleria Paolo Vitolo, Milano
Victoria Miro Gallery, London
The British School at Rome, Rome

1995
Galerie Analix B & L Polla, Geneva
Galleria Paolo Vitolo, Milano
Camden Arts Centre, London
Javier Lopez Gallery, London

1994
Cubitt Gallery, London
Marc Jancou Gallery, London

1993
Work No. 78, Starkmann Limited, London


Gruppenausstellungen | Group Exhibitions

2016
Home Improvements, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

2015
Extraordinary: Everyday objects & actions in contemporary art, The Lowry, Manchester
REFLECTION: Creed & LeWitt, National Galleries Scotland
Stories We Tell Ourselves, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA
Private Utopia. Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
20 Years of Collecting: Between Discovery and Invention, Zabludowicz Collection, London

2014
Art & Sound, Fondazione Prada, Venice
Art as a Verb, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne
From the Collection: Looking at the Process, De la Cruz Collection, Miami
Optical Mix, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Victoria
White Night Melbourne 2014, Melbourne

2013
Ordinary/ Extra/ Ordinary, The Public, West Bromwich
Rythm in it – Vom Rythmus in der Gegenwartskunst, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
Happy Birthday Galerie Perrotin / 25 ans, Galerie Perrotin, Lille
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
Works on Paper, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik
Things from before beside things from after around things of the moment, 'Work No. 843', Parra & Romero gallery, Ibiza
Illuminations, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Work No. 570, Art Unlimited, Basel
Blink, Lynch Tham, New York
Arthouse Select, Museum of St. Albans, Hertfordshire
The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
Revealed: Government Art Collection, Ulster Museum, Belfast (Travelling Exhibition)
Simon Starling Commission at Tate Britain, ,Tate Britain, London
Works on Paper by Sculptors from the Collection of BNY Mellon, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma
Rotesque, Schauwerk, Sindelfingen
A House of Leaves, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Living Loss: The Experience of Illness in Art, Lewis Glucksman Gallery – University College Cork, Cork

2011
Johnen Galerie, Berlin
Folkstone Triennial 2011, Folkstone, England
Belief & Understanding, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
Private/Corporate VI, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
Singapore Biennale 2011, Singapore

2007
Critical Mass – Kritische Masse. 20 Jahre Stiftung Kunsthalle Bern: Die Sammlung, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland
Silence: Listen to the show, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Into Me/Out of Me, MACRO Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Rom
Ensemble, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Il Futuro del Futurismo. Dalla „rivoluzione italiana all’arte contemporanea, GAMeC, Galleria d’Arte moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy

2006
abstract art now - floating forms (Teil 1 | part 1), Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen
Good Vibrations – Visual Arts and Rock music, Palazzo delle Papesse – Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
Strange I've seen that face before - Objekt, Gestalt, Phantom, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Von Mäusen und Menschen, 4. Berlin Biennale für zeitgenössische Kunst, KW Institut für zeitgenössische Kunst, u. a., Berlin
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
The Sublime is Now! Das Erhabene in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf/Bern, Suisse
Reality, Odense 10’55, Kunshallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Danmark
I like things, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Arengario, Milano

2005/06
Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Des deux côtés du Rhin : Mouvement, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Des deux côtés du Rhin : Ambiance, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
Joy, Casino Luxembourg, Forum d’art contemporain, Luxemburg

2005
Expérience de la Durée, La Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, France
L’humanité mise à nu et l’Art en FRAC, même, Casino Luxembourg, Luxemburg
Feeling strangely fine, Galeria Estrany / De la Mota, Barcelona

2004
State of play, Serpentine Gallery, London

2003
Cezary Bodzianowski, Martin Boyce, Rafal Bujnowski, Martin Creed, Slawomir Elsner, Stefan Hablützel, Candida Höfer, Marko Lulic, Thomas Ruff, Wilhelm Sasnal, Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne
Adorno, Kunstverein Frankfurt
Skulptur 03, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg

2002
BOYCE-CREED-SALA-SASNAL, Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne
The Young And The Hung, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
No Return, Collection Haubrok, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Tempo, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

2001
Yokohama Museum, Yokohama, Japan
Art/Music: Rock, Pop, Techno, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
White Light/White Noise, Mexico City

2000
Protest and Survive, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
A casa di …, Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy
Intelligence: New British Art 2000, Tate Britain, London
1999
Limit Less, Aktuelle Britische Kunst, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
54 x 54 x 54, Museum of Contemporary art, London
Porcupines / Arthinking, 291 Gallery, London
Getting the Corners, Or Gallery, Vancouver
Nerve, ICA, London
Ainsi de suite 3 (Teil II), Centre regional d'art contemporain, Sete, France
Turner Prize 2001, Tate Britain, London

1998
Lovecraft, Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK
Not Today, Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York
Imitating Christmas, Wiensowski & Harbord, Berlin
11th Biennale of Sydney
Proper: Blind Date 1, Titanik, Turku, Finland
Speed, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Crossings, Kunsthalle, Vienna
Camouflage 2000, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
Lovecraft, South London Gallery, London
Sunday, Cabinet Gallery, London
An Idea of Art / Art and Life, Galleria Paolo Vitolo, Milano

1997
Dimensions Variable, Helsinki und Stockholm
Laure Genillard - Une selection et une collection, Galerie de l'Ancien College, Chatellerault, France
Cairn Gallery, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, UK
Superstore de Luxe No.1, Up & Co., New York
Answer 'Affirmative' or 'Negative', Art Metropole, Toronto
Galerie Mot & van den Boogaard, Brussels
Snowflakes Falling on the International Dateline, CASCO, Utrecht, Netherlands

1996
Life / Live, Musee d'Art Moderne, Paris
Against, Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London
Ace!, Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, London
A Century of Sculptors' Drawings, Karsten Schubert, London
East International, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, UK
Trace 1995-96, Galleria Paolo Vitolo, Milan
well morgan, Eisfabrik, Hannover
Affinata, Castello di Rivara, Turin

1995
Just Do It, Cubitt Gallery, London
Laure Genillard Gallery, London
Imprint 93 / City Racing, City Racing, London
Unpop, Anthony Wilkinson Fine Art, London
The Fall of Man, Three Rooms and a Kitchen, Pori, Finnland
In Search of the Miraculous, Starkmann Ltd., LondonFuori Fase, Viafarini, Milan

1994
Conceptual Living, Rhizome, Amsterdam
The Little House on the Prairie, Marc Jancou Gallery, London
Modern Art, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Imprint 93 / Cabinet Gallery, Cabinet Gallery, London
Domestic Violence, Gio' Marconi, Milan

1993
Wonderful Life, Lisson Gallery, London

1992
Inside a Microcosm, Laure Genillard Gallery, London
Outta Here, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

1989
The Black Bull, London


Preise | Awards

2001
Turner Preis | Turner Prize, Tate Britain

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Martin Creed

Work No. 1677, 2013
Fluorescent tube
15.24 x 97 x 6 cm
Edition 1/3 + 1 AP

Martin Creed

Work no. 142, 1996
A large piece of furniture partially obstructing a door
Materials variable
Edition 4/10

Martin Creed

Work No. 1679, 2013
German bricks
50 x 151 x 41 cm

Martin Creed

Work No. 489, 2005
Pen drawings
25 pieces
21 x 29,7 cm each
Unique

Martin Creed

Work No. 1094, 2011
Photographic print
163,5 x 298,5 cm
Edition 2/3 + 1 AP

Martin Creed

Work No. 2751, 2016
Emulsion on wall, Pink X
Dimension variable
Unique

Martin Creed

Work No. 2758, 2016
Multi-colour diamond square,
Emulsion on wall
Dimension variable
Unique
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