Graduate Program Lecture Series presents: Conversation with Liam Gillick and Dennis Scholl, presented by the Graduate Studies Program in collaboration with The Galleries at Moore.
About the participants:
Liam Gillick graduated from Goldsmiths College in 1987. In 1989 he mounted his first solo gallery exhibition, 84 Diagrams, at the former Karsten Schubert Limited, in London and has since exhibited in galleries and institutions in Europe and the United States, many of which have been collaborative projects with other artists, architects, designers and writers. He currently works between New York and London, is represented by Casey Kaplan gallery and is adjunct professor at the School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York.
Dennis Scholl graduated from Florida International University with a bachelor of business administration and the University of Miami with a juris doctor degree and has had a long involvement in philanthropy in the visual arts. Over the last dozen years, he was the founding chair of the Guggenheim Photography Committee, the Tate Modern American Acquisitions Committee and the Miami Art Museum Collectors Council and has also been a board member of the Aspen Art Museum, the North Miami Museum of Contemporary Art and the chair of Locust Projects, an alternative art space. Scholl has been a contemporary art collector for over 30 years and is a founder of Betts & Scholl, a company who produces wine in France, Italy, Australia and the Napa Valley and whose labels are created by internationally-reknown established artists. He currently works with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as vice president/arts, where he is responsible for the foundation's initiatives in South Florida and recently developed a national cultural arts program.