Liam Gillick


Liam Gillick is based in New York and London. Numerous solo exhibitions since 1989 include “Literally,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2003; “Communes, bar and greenrooms,” The Powerplant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, 2003; “The Wood Way,” Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2002; “A short text on the possibility of creating an economy of equivalence,” Palais de Tokyo, 2005. Selected group exhibitions include “Singular Forms,” Guggenheim Museum, 2004; 50th Venice Biennial, 2003; “What If,” Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 2000 and documenta X, 1997. Numerous public projects and interventions include Fort Lauderdale Airport in 2002; the new Home Office government building in London in 2005 and the Lufthansa Headquarters in Frankfurt in 2006. Since 1995 Gillick has published a number of books that function in parallel to his artwork including Literally No Place (Book Works, London, 2002); Five or Six (Lukas & Sternberg, New York, 1999); Discussion Island/Big Conference Centre (Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, and Orchard Gallery, Derry, 1997), Erasmus is Late (Book Works, London, 1995) and most recently PROXEMICS: SELECTED WRITINGS 1988–2006 (JRP|Ringier, Zurich, 2007). Gillick has contributed to many art magazines and journals including Artforum, Parkett, Frieze, Art Monthly, and he also writes a regular column for Metropolis M in Amsterdam. He has taught at Columbia University, New York, since 1997. A retrospective series of exhibitions opened in January 2008 at Witte de With and the Kunsthalle Zurich travels to the Kunstverein München in July, and ends at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in January 2009.



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