Handheld documentation of this installation using 39 metronomes, by UK artist Martin Creed.

The installation is activated each day at 11:00 and 14:00 by gallery attendants. The metronomes are each set to a slightly different tempo spanning the range of possible settings for the identical devices. Bring spring-driven, the metronomes all eventually stop at different times after about 2 hours of ticking...

Work no. 189  1998
Martin Creed  United Kingdom b.1968  
39 mechanical metronomes, beating time, one at every speed.  
Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | © The artist


exhibited in Seen + Heard: Works and Multiples from the Collection
15 March – 3 August 2014
Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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