Installation works by leading artists Liam Gillick and Susana Solano opens at Irish Museum of Modern Art


DUBLIN.- Two new site-specific works by leading international artists Liam Gillick and Susana Solano went on show at the Irish Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday 7 September 2011. The installations have been commissioned by IMMA for its beautiful 17th-century courtyard, which is at the heart of the IMMA complex. Widely regarded as one of the most pioneering artists of his generation, British artist Liam Gillick presents A Game of War Structure, 2011, a newly-designed version of The Game of War (Le Jeu de la Guerre) created originally by the French Situationist Guy Debord in 1977, while the internationally-celebrated Spanish artist Susana Solano’s work, Carmen, 2011, is a large stainless steel sculptural work which encourages the viewer to experience the emotion that the form engenders as it transforms the surrounding environment. Gillick’s work is based on the war game first produced by Debord who in 1977