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Stephen Willats  1943, UK

Rank (2014): 741 

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Male
Interactive installation
Conceptual Art



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Country
United Kingdom 68
Germany 45
France 15
Austria 12




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Dan Graham  22 17
Art & Language  531 11




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Institution
Lisson Gallery Lisson Gallery, United Kingdom 13
  Victoria Miro Gallery, United Kingdom 9
  Galerie Thomas Schulte, Germany 8
  Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Germany 6
  Lumen Travo, Netherlands 5



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17.8.1943 Born in London (UK)

1962 - 1963 The Ground Course, Ealing School of Art

1972 - 1973 Director of the Centre of Behavioural Art, Gallery House, London

1979 - 1980 D.A.A.D. Fellowship, West Berlin

Lives and works in London (UK)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 174  Please report missing Information



until 31.12.
Description  Nouvelle Génération - FRAC - Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque Send message

until 9.11.
   The Promise - Arnolfini, Bristol Send message

until 8.11.
   Sleeping Producers - Charim Galerie, Vienna Send message

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2014
   Stephen Willats - Concrete Block, drawings and works on paper 1978-2005 - MOTInternational Brussels, Brussels
   Stephen Willats: Concerning Our Present Way of Living - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
   Control. Stephen Willats. Work 1962–69 - Raven Row, London

2013
   Stephen Willats - Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris
   Stephen Willats- World without objects - Galerie Annie Gentils, Antwerp

2012
   Stephen Willats - Secret Language the Code Breakers - Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin
   Stephen Willats: Surfing with the Attractor - SLG South London Gallery, London
   How The Future Looks From Here - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam

2011
   The Information Nomad - Unit 54/5th floor Regents Studios, London
   The West London Social Resource Project Public Monitor 19972 - Chelsea space - Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
   talking city - Centre d'Art Passerelle, Brest

2010
   Stephen Willats: Street Doagram - Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin
Description and image Badischer KunstvereinStephen Willats - COUNTERCONSCIOUSNESS - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe Send message
   The World as it is and The World as it could be - Victoria Miro Gallery, London
   Stephen Willats - In two minds - Galerie Erna Hécey, Brussels

2009
   Stephen Willats - Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris
   The Ideological Diagram - Galerie Christian Nagel - Köln, Cologne
   Assumptions and identity; identity and assumptions - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam

2008
   The Architecture of Stephen Willats - LWL - Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Münster, Münster
   The Speculative Diagram - Casco, Utrecht
   Stephen Willats - Democratic Mosaics and Conceptual Towers - Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin

2007
   Stephen Willats - People to People, Person to Person - Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
   just between people - Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart

2006
   Going Home - Unit 54/5th floor Regents Studios, London
   Wie die Welt ist und wie sein könnte - Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen
   Stephen Willats - Victoria Miro Gallery, London

2005
   Stephan Willats - Galerie Christian Nagel - Köln, Cologne
   Multichannel life - Galerie Christian Nagel - Köln, Cologne

2004
Description and image  STEPHEN WILLATS - MESSAGES FROM THE POLEMICAL CITY - Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin

2003
   Personal Encounters In Your Imagination - Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart

2002
   Stephen Willats - Victoria Miro Gallery, London

1999
   MULTICHANNEL VISION. - Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart

1998
   Stephen Willats - - Galerie Brandstetter & Wyss, Zurich (closed)
   Stephen Willats - Changing Everything - SLG South London Gallery, London
   Stephen Willats - Multicult Berlin. Interactive clothing works - Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin

1997
   Stephen Willats - Victoria Miro Gallery, London

1995
   Stephen Willats, Concept by Design - Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart
   Stephen Willats - Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin
   Living Together - Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland

1994
   Stephen Willats - Victoria Miro Gallery, London

1993
   Stephen Willats - Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin
   Stephen Willats: Multiple Clothing - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
   Stephen Willats. Häuser und Menschen - Buildings and People. Berlin 1979-1993 - Berlinische Galerie, Berlin

1989
   Stephen Willats - Cornerhouse, Manchester

1987
   Stephen Willats - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent

1986
   Stephen Willats: Concepts and Models since 59 - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London

1985
  Lisson GalleryStephen Willats - Lisson Gallery, London Send message

1983
  Lisson GalleryStephen Willats - Lisson Gallery, London Send message

1980
  Lisson GalleryStephen Willats - Lisson Gallery, London Send message

1979
   Stephen Willats - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

1978
  Lisson GalleryStephen Willats - Lisson Gallery, London Send message

1976
  Lisson GalleryStephen Willats - Lisson Gallery, London Send message

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2014
   Was Modelle können - Eine kleine Geschichte des Architekturmodells in der zeitgenössischen Kunst - Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen
   Aerial Views - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
Description  Somewhat Abstract - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
   Bibliologie - FRAC - Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen

2013
   Signs And Messages II - Kate MacGarry, London
   13th Istanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   Xerograhy - firstsite @ the minories art gallery, Colchester
   Les Nouvelles Babylones - Centre d'Art du Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux
   Inseldasein (Being an Island) - daadgalerie, Berlin
   The Content of Form - - Generali Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2014)
   In Bewegung - Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
   Vertical Club - Bortolami, New York City, NY
   A World of Wild Doubt - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg

2012
Description and image Georg Kargl Fine Arts & Georg Kargl Boxcurated by_vienna 2012: art or life, aesthetics and biopolitics - Georg Kargl Fine Arts_curated by Thomas Locher - Georg Kargl Fine Arts & Georg Kargl Box, Vienna Send message
   Reflecting Fashion - kunst und Mode seit der Moderne - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   A drawing while waiting for an idea - Large Glass, London
Description  Salvo - Galerie Annie Gentils, Antwerp

2011
   United Enemies - The Problem of Sculpture in Britain in the 1960s and 1970s - Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
   Zeit zu handeln! - Kunsthalle Krems, Krems
   My Yard l British Council Collection - Kolvenburg, Billerbeck
   Summer Show - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
   Through Symbolic Worlds - International Project Space, Birmingham
   Aftermath: Objects From Projects - Chelsea space - Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
   A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart

2010
   The Logic of Association - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Ground Level - Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales
   Ground Level - Hayward Touring Curatorial Open II - QUAD Gallery, Derby
   Uebermodels - PROGRAM initiative for art and architectural collaborations, Berlin
   Ground Level - John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
   Bilder in Bewegung - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   Dialogues: Artists of the gallery - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
   Modernologies - Contemporary Artists Researching Modernity and Modernism - Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej w Warszawie / Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

2009
  Lisson GalleryLisson Presents 7 / Bell Street - Lisson Gallery, London Send message
   Voyage sentimental 4 - Angle Art Contemporain, Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux
   DIE MODERNE ALS RUINE. Eine Archäologie der Gegenwart - Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
Description  Modernologies - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
Description  Die Moderna als Ruine - Eine Archäologie der Gegenwart - - Generali Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2014)
Description  Oppositions & Dialogues - Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
   Funkaesthetics - Justina M Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

2008
   SOCIAL INTERACTIONS : BETH CAMPBELL / STEPHEN WILLATS - Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Zurich
   Getting Even - Oppositions + Dialogues in Contemporary Art - Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
Description  The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Manifesto Marathon - Serpentine Gallery, London
   «A Town (Not a City)» - Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen
Description and image  Manifesta 7 - Comitato Manifesta 7, Bolzano
   Social Diagrams. Planning Reconsidered - Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
   Mondo e Terra, La collezione del FRAC Corsica - MAN - Museo d`Arte di Nuoro, Nuoro
   Prospects and Interiors: Sculptors’ drawings - Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
   Sammlung / Collection - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
   Be(com)ing Dutch - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
   Punk. No One is Innocent - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   Building, Dwelling, Thinking - Laura Bartlett Gallery, London

2007
   "SIGNS AND MESSAGES FROM MODERN LIFE" - Kate MacGarry, London
   Oh Girl, It's a Boy! - Kunstverein München, Munich
   Volksgarten. Die Politik der Zugehörigkeit - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
   Panic Attack! - Art in the Punk Years - Barbican Art Gallery, London
   What does the jellyfish want? - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   The Secret Public - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London

2006
   Diagnose [Kunst] - Die Medizin im Spiegel der zeitgenössischen Kunst - Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen
   The Secret Publiv - Kunstverein München, Munich
   Art Link - Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg
   Peintres de la vie moderne Modern-life painters - Donation - Caisse des Dépôts' photograph collection - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
Description and image  Medium Fotografie - Stampa, Basel

2005
   Wie Gesellschaft und Politik ins Bild kommen - - Generali Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2014)
Description and image Badischer KunstvereinKRITISCHE GESELLSCHAFTEN TEIL IV - Ressources - Politics of Belief - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe Send message
   Ordering the Ordinary - Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
Description and image Badischer KunstvereinKRITISCHE GESELLSCHAFTEN - TEIL III. Ökonomien: Resistenzen - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe Send message
Description and image Badischer KunstvereinKRITISCHE GESELLSCHAFTEN - II. GRENZENLOSE SOZIABILITÄT - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe Send message
Description and image Badischer KunstvereinKRITISCHE GESELLSCHAFTEN - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe Send message

2004
   L’artiste éditeur - FRAC - Limousin, Limoges
   70/90 - Engagierte Kunst - Neues Museum - Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Nuremberg
   Artists of the Gallery - Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin
   ID Troubles - Shake - Halle für Kunst e.V., Lüneburg
Description  L´Air du Temps - collection pringtemps/été 2004 - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
Description and image  3. Berlin Biennale für Zeitgenössische Kunst - berlin biennale für zeitgenössische kunst, Berlin

2003
   Art For Networks - Reg Vardy Gallery, Sunderland
   Urban codes-coder/décoder - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
   Air Guitar - Tullie House Museum, Carlisle, Cumbria
   L'esprit Des Lieux - FRAC - Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen
Description and image  Independence - SLG South London Gallery, London
Description and image  bewitched bothered and bewildered - Spatial Emotion in Contemporary Art and Arch - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
   Art For Networks - Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Air Guitar - - Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham (closed)

2002
   In portraiture irrelevance is ugliness - Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart
   Air Guitar - Cornerhouse, Manchester
   Art For Networks - Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
   Air Guitar - Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

2001
   The Map Is Not the Territory i - England & Co, London
   Works on Paper - Victoria Miro Gallery, London
Description  >Double Vision< - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig
   Netter Art Collection mit 10 Künstlern: - Buchhandlung und Galerie Wolfgang Böhler, Bensheim
   Il ne faut pas se fier aux apparences, un train peut en cacher un autre - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac
   Netter Art Collection - Galerie Vayhinger, Radolfzell

2000
Description  einräumen - Arbeiten im Museum - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
   Raw - Victoria Miro Gallery, London

1999
   bildung - Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
   Liverpool Biennial 1999 - Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool

1998
  Lisson GalleryThen and now - Lisson Gallery, London Send message
   Poèmes à petite vitesse - Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
   Do all Oceans have walls? - GAK - Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst e.V. Bremen, Bremen
   A to Z - The Approach, London

1997
   Comme des Photos - Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes
   Joka Hetki, Joka Paikassa - Pori Taidemuseo / Pori Art Museum, Pori

1996
   2. Österreichische Triennale zur Fotografie - - Österreichische Triennale zur Fotografie, Graz (closed, 2003)

1995
   Temples - Victoria Miro Gallery, London

1994
   Visione Britannica II - Valentina Moncada - Arte Contemporanea, Rome

1993
  Lisson GalleryOut of sight out of mind - Lisson Gallery, London Send message

1992
   Instructions and Diagrams - Victoria Miro Gallery, London

1991
   Excavating the Present - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

1987
  Lisson Gallery20th anniversary exhibition - Lisson Gallery, London Send message

1986
   Human Interest - Cornerhouse, Manchester

1982
  Lisson GalleryLondon / New York - Lisson Gallery, London Send message
   La Biennale di Venezia : Settore Arti Visive : 1982 - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

1981
  Lisson GalleryThrough the summer - Lisson Gallery, London Send message

1979
  Lisson GalleryThrough the summer - Lisson Gallery, London Send message
   Languages: An exhibition of artists using words and images - Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Scotland

1977
   X Biennale de Paris - - Biennale de Paris, Paris (closed)
  Lisson GalleryGroup Show - Lisson Gallery, London Send message

1971
   Electric Theatre: 25 artists working with light sound and space - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London

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France

 Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris

Germany

 Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin
 Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin
 Galerie Nagel Draxler, Cologne
 Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart

Luxembourg

 Galerie Erna Hécey, Luxembourg

Netherlands

 Lumen Travo, Amsterdam

Switzerland

 Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Zurich

United Kingdom

 Large Glass, London
 Victoria Miro Gallery, London
 MOTInternational London, London

USA

 Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York City, NY

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Australia

 Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW

France

 FRAC Poitou-Charentes - Angoulême, Angoulême
 FRAC - Basse-Normandie, Caen
 FRAC - Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque
 FRAC - Limousin, Limoges
 Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
 FRAC - Languedoc-Roussilon, Montpellier
 FRAC - Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen
 IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne

Germany

 Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen

Netherlands

 Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

Switzerland

 Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich

United Kingdom

 Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
 NPG - National Portrait Gallery, London
 Tate Britain, London
 Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton

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