Martin Creed Plays Chicago

MCA Visitors on Work No. 916

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Posted June 29, 2012

Martin Creed, Work No. 916, 2008; Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York

“I feel like I’m trying to understand something that doesn’t have a point.”

“Is there a reason he chose these products?”

“Is there anything in them?”

“It kind of looks like a robot.”

“I wonder if this means something with brands, like capitalism.”

“I don’t know what he’s trying to do. Or maybe he isn’t trying to do anything at all.”

“It’s a tower.”

“I just realized this was a piece.”

“It makes me think of my credit card bills.”

“It looks like my house.”

Molly Zimmerman-Feeley is a former Editorial Assistant at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.