Martin Creed: "Work No. 1020," 2009. Theatre show including ballet, talk, and music Shown in performance at Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, UK, 2009. Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York Photo: Hugo Glendinning.

“I don’t know what art is. It’s a magic thing because it’s to do with feelings people have when they see something. If the work is successful, it’s because of some magic quality it has,” Martin Creed (seen above, on right) remarked to the Guardian.

Read the whole Guardian profile of our 2012 artist in residence, Martin Creed, including his upcoming project for the London Olympics.