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Simryn Gill

Caress (Lemain Deluxe 850 TR)  2008

graphite rubbing on paper

109 × 72 × 4cm framed

Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased with funds provided by the Coe and Mordant families, 2010

2010.42.1

Simryn Gill

– About the artist

Born 1959, Singapore. Lives and works Sydney and Port Dickson, Malaysia.


Simryn Gill has a diverse art practice, including making photographs, sculptures and collections, writing and drawing. Her work has been seen in several solo and group exhibitions including Hugging the Shore, NTU Center for Contemporary Art, Singapore (2015); Sites of Reason: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014); Here art grows on trees, Australian Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice (2013); Lasting Images, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2013); 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow (2013); dOCUMENTA 13, Kassel (2012); Untitled: 12th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul (2011); Simryn Gill: Inland, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne (2009); Simryn Gill: Gathering, MCA, Sydney (2008); dOCUMENTA 12, Kassel (2007).

Gill is represented in the collections of, among others, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; M+, Hong Kong; Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Gallery, Singapore; Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Tate Collection, London; and a number of private collections.

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