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Stephen Willats

Born in 1943, London, United Kingdom

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom


Stephen Willats, born in 1943, in London, is one of the most important and influential British artists of his generation. His artistic position frequently serves as a point of reference for the latest developments in contemporary art. Since the 1960s, he has been examining the function and meaning of art in society, a project fuelled by his interest in cybernetics and Black Box theories. Willats’ wide range of preferred artistic mediums includes drawing, photographic documentation, wall installa...Read more