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Liam Gillick, b.1964

Literally Based on H.Z.2006

Liam Gillick uses architectural materials and manufacturing production techniques in his artworks. Here, a combination of maquettes, prototypes and signage sit on functional trestles. The table design is based on the aesthetics of Heimo Zoebernig (H.Z.); an Austrian artist known for his engagement with questions of display. Each time the work is displayed, the arrangement and positioning of the tables and objects is decided by the curator responding to the context and space; all elements must be displayed together.

MediumMdf, deal, water cut painted aluminium, powder coated aluminium, various transparent and opaque Plexiglas sheets, Slotted Brise Soleil detail, black Plexiglas, red Plexiglas
Dimensions Dimensions variable
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2007
Item NumberIMMA.2106
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Liam Gillick, Literally Based on H.Z., 2006, Mdf, deal, water cut painted aluminium, powder coated aluminium, various transparent and opaque Plexiglas sheets, Slotted Brise Soleil detail, black Plexiglas, red Plexiglas, Dimensions variable, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2007

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Liam Gillick b.1964

British artist Liam Gillick attended Hertfordshire College of Art and Goldsmiths College, London. Gillick’s practice encompasses a wide range of media and activities including sculpture, writing, architectural and graphic design, film, and music, as well as various critical and curatorial projects. His work as a whole is marked by a fondness for diversions and distractions, tangents and evasions. Gillick was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2002.

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