Talks, Tours & Events for Adults
Tuesday 25 April
6.30pm (with pop-up bar)
Media Factory, Theatre 1
Turner prize winner Martin Creed is one of the most influential and exciting British artists today who uses sculpture, neon, painting, video and performance. To coincide with his ARTIST ROOMS: Martin Creed exhibition at the Harris Museum and with the support of Derelict, Creed comes to Preston for an evening of words and music.
What time? 6.30pm (with pop-up bar)
Do I need to book in advance? Booking essential on harrismuseum.eventbrite.uk
‘A burst of pure delight….a deceptively serious collection of hooks that snag the imagination long after it’s gone.’
— David Quantick, Q Magazine
‘The tunes are catchy, punk-folk-minimalist amalgams that parody pop music by increasing the simplicity and repetitiveness of much of it, and use and abuse language brilliantly.’
— Roberta Smith, The New York Times, USA
'His unmistakable voice and deceptively simple lyrics reflect the intensity of subject matter.’
— Karen Wright, The Independent, UK
‘Creed managed to bring to the audience the curious, personal sense of awe that accompanies all of his work.’
— Ross Devlin, The Student Newspaper, UK
Organised by the Harris Museum & Art Gallery as part of the ARTIST ROOMS: Martin Creed exhibition (27 Jan – 3 June 2017) in association with Derelict, University of Central Lancashire.
About ARTIST ROOMS
ARTIST ROOMS is a collection of international modern and contemporary art owned by the National Galleries of Scotland and Tate on behalf of the public.
The collection was established in 2008 through the d’Offay Donation with the assistance of the Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund and the Scottish and British governments. More than 1,600 works in the collection by 40 artists are shared with Associate museums and galleries around the UK through ARTIST ROOMS On Tour, which is a partnership until 2019 with lead Associate Ferens Art Gallery, supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, Art Fund and the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.
Image: Martin Creed, Work No. 960 (2008). ARTIST ROOMS Presented by the artist jointly to National Galleries of Scotland and Tate and acquired with assistance of the ARTIST ROOMS Endowment, supported by the Henry Moore Foundation and Tate Members 2016. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. © Martin Creed. Photographer Stuart Whipps