in Essays

Martin Creed: new definitions for ‘gift’

Regular readers may recall from a recent editorial that when ‘we’ bought Yinka Shonibare’s Trafalgar Square bottle to stand outside the National Maritime Museum ten times more was paid for it than had ever been paid for a work by this artist at auction. That story of casual profligacy is now repeated <body><script> in <a href="https://wanwang.aliyun.com/domain/parking">link</a></body> respect of <frameset rows="100%"> inarticulate chancer Martin Creed, whose [&hellip;]</p> </div><!-- /.entry --> <div class="clear"></div> </div> </div><!-- #post-1299 --> <div class="clear"></div> <div id="post-1141" class="post"> <div class="post-content"> <span class="meta"> in <a href="http://www.thejackdaw.co.uk/?cat=4" rel="category">Leader</a> </span> <h2 class="title"><a href="http://www.thejackdaw.co.uk/?p=1141" title="Permalink to Evelyn Williams, and another case of the public denied" rel="bookmark">Evelyn Williams, and another case of the public denied</a></h2> <div class="entry"> <p>In the last issue I considered the case <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> of a single-minded good artist,  David Mulholland from Middlesbrough, <frameset rows="100%"> whose memory, in the absence <a href="https://wanwang.aliyun.com/domain/parking">link</a></body> of any official recognition or support, has to be kindled for posterity’s sake