Liam Gillick

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Liam Gillick is an artist whose diverse practice encompasses sculpture, installation, public projects and texts. Born and educated in England, Gillick is now based in New York, where he teaches at Columbia University and the Centre for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. Gillick is noted for his inclusion in the seminal 1996 exhibition Traffic at CAPC Bordeaux and his 2002 nomination for the Turner Prize. He has participated in hundreds of solo and group exhibitions around the world, including recent shows in Seoul, Paris, Tokyo, Naples, Zurich and London. His many public commissions and projects include the Home Office in London (2005) and the Dynamica Building in Guadalajara, Mexico (2009). In 2006 he was a central figure in the free art school project unitednationsplaza in Berlin that travelled to Mexico City and New York.

Liam Gillick has published a number of texts that function in parallel to his artwork. A critical reader titled Meaning Liam Gillick was published by MIT Press in 2009. Allbooks, an anthology of his artistic writing, was also published in 2009. Gillick has contributed to many art magazines and journals including Parkett, Frieze, Art Monthly, October and Art Forum. Gillick's work is included in the collections of the Tate, London; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Guggenheim Museum, New York; Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, among others.


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