Martin Creed: What's the Point of It?

Apr 3, 2014 2:24PM
"I don't think I make what is called 'conceptual art.' I think ideas go into the work and maybe come out of it—but the work itself is made of colors and shapes and sizes and sounds. They are something to look at or listen to. I don't believe in conceptual art. I don't think it is possible to separate ideas and feelings… anyway it feels like everything has a lot more to do with feelings than with anything else. Ideas: maybe ideas are like a way to handle feelings, to keep thme down or sort them out." Work No. 890, DON'T WORRY (2008) is reproduced from Martin Creed: What's the Point of It?, the Hayward's excellent and beautifully made catalogue for the artist's current retrospective in London.
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