Why Is the Can’t Help Myself Art Exhibit So Popular on the TikTok Application

Can’t Help Myself Art Exhibit

This robot art exhibit created by Sun Yuan and Peng Yu has recently become popular on TikTok. The videos with Can’t Help Myself show the machine slowing down after years of actively working.

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The piece was commissioned for the Guggenheim Museum together with the two artists and first appeared in 2016. The exhibit consists of a robotic arm that is placed behind clear walls. The single purpose is to clear a certain area from a red liquid.

Art Exhibit Popular on the TikTok

Over the years, the robot began to work slower. This led to it going viral on the application because people started feeling sad for the machine. Now, the video with the tired and unmotivated robot has earned millions of likes and views. And the clips of the piece are continuing to circulate.

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