press release

27.10.2022 - 08.01.2023

Martin Creed

Hauser & Wirth Downtown Los Angeles presents a solo exhibition by Martin Creed.

‘Martin Creed, Turner prize-winning artist performer composer ‘Punk poet’ (The Guardian) warm-hearted heart-warming head-scratching hair-combing talk songs cabaret feelings spoken-word anti-war love jokes tricks friendly ‘Creed is a social artist’ (The Observer) loneliness experimental piano juggling clothes including socks ideas thoughts bums spelling mistakes hard-hitting easy-going.’

In Performance: Martin Creed LIFE IS SOFT In conjunction with his exhibition, join us on Saturday 29 October for the Los Angeles debut of Creed’s award-winning performance LIFE IS SOFT, following its success at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.


‘Creed is a social artist; the true magic of his work lies in the way it interacts with people and places.’ Jones, Jonathan, ‘Martin Creed’s stairway to heaven,’ in, London/UK, 1 August 2011, ill. (on Work No. 1059)