Amy Sillman was born in 1955 in Detroit, Michigan, and currently lives and works in New York. Sillman’s work has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions at institutions including: Arts Club of Chicago, Illinois; Camden Arts Centre, London; Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Drawing Center, New York; Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria; and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. Beginning at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston in 2014, Sillman’s solo exhibition, “one lump or two,” traveled to the Aspen Art Museum in Colorado and the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, New York. Her works are held in the public collections of prominent institutions such as the Art Institute of Chicago; Brooklyn Museum, New York; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. For the Museum of Modern Art’s reopening in fall 2019, Sillman curated the exhibition, “Artist’s Choice: Amy Sillman—The Shape of Shape,” on view through October 4, 2020.
Sillman’s newest book, “Amy Sillman: Faux Pas,” was released in Paris this summer and will be released in the United States by DAP, available on their website as well as through Gladstone’s publications page. Published by After 8 Books and edited by Charlotte Houette, François Lancien-Guilberteau, and Benjamin Thorel, with a foreword by Lynne Tillman.