Lives in New York City (United States).
Liam Gillick is an artist based in New York.
Solo exhibitions include The Wood Way, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2002; A short text on the possibility of creating an economy of equivalence, Palais de Tokyo, 2005 and the retrospective project Three Perspectives and a short scenario, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Kunsthalle Zurich, Kunstverein, München and the MCA, Chicago, 2008-2010. He was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2002. 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. Proxemics (Selected writing 1988-2006) JRP-Ringier was published in 2007 alongside the monograph Factories in the Snow by Lilian Haberer, JRP-Ringier. A critical reader titled Meaning Liam Gillick, was published by MIT Press (2009).
In addition he has contributed to many art magazines and journals including Parkett, Frieze, Art Monthly, October and Art Forum.
Liam Gillick was selected to represent Germany for the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009. The resulting work is in the permanent collection of the Guggenheim Bilbao. A major exhibition opened at the Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in April 2010. In 2012 a survey of work from the 1990s titled Liam Gillick: From 199A to 199B opened at the CCS Bard Hessel Museum. Liam Gillick has taught at Columbia University in New York since 1997 and the Centre for Curatorial Studies at Bard College since 2008.
>Liam Gillick, Erasmus Is Late, 1995.Book, ink, paper, 18 x 11.5 cm, 88 p, language: English, publisher: Book Works, ISBN: 978 1 870699 17 4.
>Liam Gillick, Literally No Place - Communes, Bars and Greenrooms, 2002.Book, ink, paper, 18 x 13 cm, 66 p., language : English, publisher : Book Works, London, ISBN : 1-870699-66-1.
>Liam Gillick, Underground (Fragments of Future Histories), 2004.Book, ink, paper, 20 x 13.8 cm, 96 p, language: English, publisher: Brussels/Dijon: Les Maîtres de Forme Contemporains/Les presses du réel, ISBN: 2-84066-134-9.
>Liam Gillick, All Books, 2009.Book, ink, paper, 21.5 x 14.1 cm, 241 p, language: English, publisher: Book Works, London, ISBN: 978 1 906012 17 5.
>Lawrence Weiner, Liam Gillick, Liam Gillick - Lawrence Weiner 'A Syntax of Dependency', 2011.Book, ink, paper, 30.7 x 21.5 cm, 55 p., language : English, publisher : Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen/Mousse Publishing, Milano, ISBN : 9788896501610.
> Exhibition: Book Lovers 4.0 (Pop-up Bookstore). 28 January 2014 - 02 February 2014.
> Exhibition: El Hotel Eléctrico – Rooms available . 21 February 2014 - 11 May 2014.
> Exhibition: Liam Gillick & Lawrence Weiner – A syntax of Dependency. 04 February 2011 - 29 May 2011.
> Exhibition: Mo(uve)ments. 25 June 2000 - 24 September 2000.
> Exhibition: THE BOOK LOVERS - A Project about Artist Novels. 25 January 2013 - 09 March 2013.
> Exhibition: The Preparation of the Novel (Book Lovers 5.0). 18 July 2014 - 05 September 2014.
> Exhibition: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE ARTWORK BECOMES A NOVEL?. 07 December 2012 - 21 April 2013.
> Ensemble: M HKA_DEFAULT_PUBLICATIONS.
> Ensemble: The Book Lovers.