Gillick, Liam

Aylesbury, England, 1964

Liam Gillick | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa



Graduates from Goldsmiths College, University of London.


Has his first solo exhibition at Karsten Schubert in London.


Exhibits with Henry Bond at Gió Marconi in Milan; APAC Centre d’Art Contemporain in Nevers, France; and Karsten Schubert in London.


Exhibits at Air de Paris in Paris.


Exhibits with Henry Bond at the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, and with Angela Bulloch at Air de Paris in Paris.
Gillick’s work is included in the exhibition Backstage at the Kunstverein Hamburg.


Presents work at Schipper & Krome in Cologne and at Interim Art in London.


Exhibitions of Gillick’s work are shown at the Künstlerhaus Stuttgart; Kunstverein Elsterpark in Leipzig; Air de Paris in Paris; Galleria Emi Fontana in Milan; and Basilico Fine Arts in New York.


Exhibitions of the artist’s work are held at Robert Prime in London and at Schipper & Krome in Berlin.


The Kunstverein Ludwigsburg in Ludwigsburg, Germany, presents Discussion Island—A What If? Scenario Report.
Le Consortium in Dijon, France, presents McNamara Papers, Erasmus and Ibuka Realisations, The What If? Scenarios.
Exhibits at Basilico Fine Arts in New York.
Participates in Documenta X in Kassel, with the work Erasmus Ass Zehn Jahre Opium #2.


Exhibitions of Gillick’s work are presented at the Kunstverein Hamburg; Villa Arson in Nice; Le Magasin in Grenoble, France; Schipper & Krome in Berlin; Orchard Gallery in Derry, Northern Ireland; and Air de Paris in Paris.


The Frankfurter Kunstverein in Frankfurt presents the exhibition David.
An installation by Gillick is unveiled at BIC Technologiezentrum in Leipzig, Germany.



Exhibitions of Gillick’s work take place at the Westfälischer Kunstverein in Münster; Arnolfini in Bristol; Hayward Gallery in London; Casey Kaplan Gallery in New York; and Air de Paris in Paris.
His work is included in the exhibition What If/Tänk Om at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm.


Tate Britain presents the outdoor installation Annlee You Proposes.
Gillick’s work is shown at the Salzburger Kunstverein in Salzburg and at Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber in Zurich.
Participates in the Yokohama Triennale 2001 in Yokohama, Japan, and the 2nd Berlin Biennale at Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin.
Gillick’s Installation view of Consciens Lobby is installed in the lobby of the Telenor Corporation building in Oslo.


The Whitechapel Art Gallery in London presents Gillick’s The Wood Way.
Is nominated for the Turner Prize. Creates the installation Coats of Asbestos Spangled with Mica for the accompanying exhibition at Tate Britain in London.
Shows work at Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle in Munich and Galerie Meyer Kainer in Vienna.
Creates public projects for DekaBank in Frankfurt; Olnick Corporation in TK, New Jersey; Mercat in Alicante, Spain; and in Alcobendas, Madrid.


The Museum of Modern Art in New York presents the exhibition Projects 79: Liam Gillick, Literally.
The Power Plant in Toronto presents Liam Gillick: Communes, Bars and Greeenrooms.
Exhibits at Galerie Max Hetzler and Schipper & Krome, both in Berlin.
Creates the installation I can’t answer that question it’s a question of conscience in Alcobendas, Madrid.
Installations by Gillick are inaugurated in the London Underground as part of the Frieze Art Fair; at Regent’s Place in London; and at the Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport in Florida.


Gillick’s work is shown at the Milwaukee Art Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Galerie Micheline Szwajcer in Antwerp; Air de Paris in Paris; and Galería Javier López in Madrid.
His work is included in the exhibition Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.
Creates a number of works for the new British Home Office building in London.
Creates installations for 140 locations in Vienna as part of a project organized by the Museum in Progress in Vienna.


Exhibitions of Gillick’s work are presented at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris; Centro de Arte Contemporáneo in Málaga; Casa Encendida in Madrid; and the Baltimore Museum of Art; and at Corvi-Mora in London and Galerie Meyer Kainer in Vienna.


Exhibits at Kerlin Gallery in Dublin and Esther Schipper in Berlin.
Has joint exhibitions with Philippe Parreno at the Kunsthalle Zürich and with Angela Bulloch at the Cubitt Gallery in London.
Gillick’s Directed Expansion System is installed at Maharam in Chicago.


Work by Gillick is shown at Galerie Micheline Szwajcer in Antwerp; Corvi-Mora in London; and the Lab at Belmar in Lakewood, Colorado.
Creates Full-Scale Model for a Social Structure for a Plaza in Anyang for the first Anyang Public Art Project in Anyang, South Korea.



Is nominated for the Vincent Award, presented by the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.
The four-part, year-long retrospective Liam Gillick: Three Perspectives and a Short Scenario is presented at the Witte de With in Rotterdam; Kunsthalle Zürich; Kunstverein München in Munich; and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Exhibits at Casey Kaplan Gallery in New York.
Participates in the 16th Biennale of Sydney in Sydney, Australia.



The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents The one hundred and sixty-third floor: Liam Gillick Curates the Collection.
The artist’s work is shown at the House of Art in Budweis, Czech Republic; MAK in Vienna; and Eastside Projects in Birmingham, England.
Gillick’s How are you going to behave? A kitchen cat speaks is featured in the German Pavilion at the LIII Biennale di Venezia.


The Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in Bonn presents the exhibition One long walk . . . Two short piers . . .
Gillick’s La aparente unión del cielo y la tierra (The Apparent Junction of Earth and Sky) is installed on billboards and bus shelters around Miami as part of the Billboard Project, presented by Locust Projects in Miami.
Shows work at Casey Kaplan Gallery in New York.
Participates in the 8th Shanghai Biennale.


Presents the site-specific work A Game of War Structure at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin.
With Lawrence Weiner, creates A Syntax of Dependency for the Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen in Antwerp.


From 199A to 199B: Liam Gillick is on show at the Hessel Museum of Art in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
His work is part of the exhibition Inhabited Architecture, organized by the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.
His work can be seen in Print/Out, an exhibition held at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.


Develops From Fredensborg to Halen via Loch Ruthven: Courtyard Housing Projections, a project for The Highland Institute for Contemporary Art (HICA) in Dalcrombie, Scotland.
Creates Margin Time 2 and Laguna Discussion Platform for the Austin Museum of Art in Austin, Texas, USA.
His work forms part of group exhibitions like Abstract Generation: Now in Print, at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, and 9 Artists, at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, USA.


From 199C to 199D is exhibited at Le Magasin in Grenoble, France.
Participates in the Swiss Pavilion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture: Lucius Burckhardt and Cedric Price— A Stroll Through a Fun Palace; and in the exhibition Frank Gehry: Solaris Chronicles, held at Luma Arles in Arles, France.


All-Imitate-Act is presented by Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and the Holland Festival, and then travels to Luma Arles in Arles, France.
Gillick’s work is shown in the exhibition Space Between at the FLAG Art Foundation in New York.
Participates in the Venice and Moscow Biennales.


Presents What’s What in A Mirror at Dublin City Gallery — The Hugh Lane, in Dublin.
Develops Campaign, a series of sculpture interventions, in the central space of the Museu Serralves in Porto, Portugal.
Participates in a number of exhibitions held in Asia: the Yinchuan Biennale in China; the Okayama Art Summit in Japan; and the Arario Museum in Space in Seoul.


Presents new installation in the context of the exhibition The Light is no Brighter at the Centre, held at the Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) in Vilnius, Lithuania.
His work is included in a number of group exhibitions: Variable Dimensions – Artists and Architecture, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) in Lisbon; Like a Moth to a Flame, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy; and L’emozione dei COLORI nell’arte, at Castello di Rivoli – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea in Rivoli, Italy.


His work is included in the exhibition Soziale Fassaden at the Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK) in Frankfurt, Germany.
Creates intervention for the exhibition Trix & Robert Haussmann. The Log-O-Rithmic Slide Rule: A Retrospective at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, which then toured to the Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, UK.