Yes, it is also funny. Mr. Sehgal’s pieces are in part games, governed by detailed rules and rewarding those who play along. Some are deliberately amusing, like “This Is So Contemporary,” in which uniformed museum guards dance around the room singing, “This is so contemporary, contemporary, contemporary,” shown in the German pavilion of the Venice Biennale in 2005.

Yes, it is also funny. Mr. Sehgal’s pieces are in part games, governed by detailed rules and rewarding those who play along. Some are deliberately amusing, like “This Is So Contemporary,” in which uniformed museum guards dance around the room singing, “This is so contemporary, contemporary, contemporary,” shown in the German pavilion of the Venice Biennale in 2005.