Discussion Island Research Screen
Signed, titled and dated “Liam Gillick Discussion Island Research Screen 99” on the underside.
24 x 94 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (61 x 239.4 x 41.3 cm).
Artist or Maker
LIAM GILLICK b. 1964
Anodized aluminum and Plexiglas.
Dallas, Turner and Runyon Gallery, Tang, June - July 1999
C. Rees, “Cool Your Eyes,” Dallas Observer, June 24, 1999
Acquired directly from the artist
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“If we want to understand tendencies in art, we have to look at the structures that underscore the sharing of ideas. This is especially true when we consider discursive processes to be the base of self-conscious art practice. It is necessary to find a way to describe, map, and analogize the processes that have actually been taking place under the surface of recent models of curating and artistic practice. I’m trying for a moment to get away from anecdotal, local, and geographical relationships to artistic activity and away from “special event” consciousness. At the same time, I want to look at echoes in the culture that might provide a clue to parallel productive techniques.”
L. Gillick “Maybe it would be better if we worked in groups of three? Part 1 of 2: The Discursive,” e-flux (online content), Journal #2, February 2009