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Liam Gillick

British, born 1964

© 2008 Liam Gillick and Casey Kaplan, New York

Expanded production horizon, 2008

Powder-coated aluminum and transparent Plexiglas
Six parts: 59 x 59 x 2 inches (149.9 x 149.9 x 5.1 cm) each
Albert H. Tracy Fund, Gift of Mrs. George A. Forman, by exchange, and Charles W. Goodyear Fund, 2008

On View in the 1962 Knox Building 

Using a Minimalist, industrially-produced aesthetic, Liam Gillick's practice combines sculpture, architecture, text, and décor that traverse the space between theoretical construct and built environment. Gillick has developed a formal language of geometric shapes and polished or colorful materials, and often uses titles to signify meaning and metaphor in his work.

Expanded production horizon, 2008, (pictured here) and Grouped on an old production line, 2007, are site-specific commissions in the museum's entrance and café, respectively, and are part of the artist's body of work titled Construcción de Uno (Construction of One).