Liam Gillick (b.1964, Aylesbury, U.K.) is an artist based in New York. His work addresses the semiotics of the built world and the relationship between abstraction and political agency. Gillick’s work has been included in numerous important exhibitions including documenta and the Venice and Berlin Biennales. Solo museum exhibitions have taken place at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago; The Museum of Modern Art in New York; Tate, London; and the Whitechapel Gallery, London. Over the last twenty five years Gillick has also been a prolific writer and critic of contemporary art. He is the author of a number of books including a volume of his selected critical writing. Throughout this time Gillick has extended his practice into experimental venues and collaborative projects with artists including Philippe Parreno, Lawrence Weiner and Louise Lawler.