Folded Discussion by Liam Gillick


Liam Gillick is one of the most prominent and important figures to have emerged in international contemporary art since the mid-1990s. The diverse forms of his art ranging across sculpture, installation, film-making, writing and other, widely varied, collaborative projects often allude to pivotal moments in the history of modern and postmodern art. In particular, the profound, dual influence of minimalism and conceptualism is evident both in his recurrent sculptural use of sleek modular forms (strictly colour-coded based on the RAL system) and in his continued commitment to more 'dematerialised' modes of practice (his many texts and talks are, for example, understood as integral elements of his art).