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  • Liam Gillick

    Arnolfini

    ALTHOUGH HE HAS SHOWN frequently in the United States and continental Europe, this was Liam Gillick's first substantial exhibition in Britain. He therefore conceived “Renovation Filter: Recent Past and Near Future,” if not exactly as a miniretrospective, then as an opportunity to indicate something of the breadth of his interests and activities. Rejecting the idea that art implies a particular function or look, Gillick's work touches on other disciplines and professions—notably design and architecture—without merely ionizing or undermining them. The desire is not to usurp the power

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