Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Liam Gillick is an artist based in London and New York. Solo exhibitions include The Wood Way, Whitechapel Gallery, London; A short text on the possibility of creating an economy of equivalence, Palais de Tokyo; and the retrospective project Three Perspectives and a short scenario, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Kunsthalle, Zurich, and MCA, Chicago. Selected group exhibitions include Singular Forms, Guggenheim Museum and 50th Venice Biennale. In 2006 he co-founded the free art school project unitednationsplaza in Berlin. Gillick has published a number of texts that function parallel to his artwork including Literally No Place, Five or Six, Discussion Island/Big Conference Centre, and Erasmus is Late. A book of his selected writings, Proxemics, was recently published. Gillick has also contributed to many art magazines and journals including Parkett, Frieze, Art Monthly, October, and Art Forum.