One sees stacks of newspapers, files scattered haphazardly about and papers stuffed onto shelves: the untidy workroom looks as if it were kept in fluttering disorder by recurrent wind. Everything is painted in delicate pastels. Continue reading Thomas Hartmann
Drawing has been key throughout Willats’ practice, often as a signifier of larger ideas. From the start of his career in the early 1960s, Willats has rejected aesthetic expression in favour of positioning his drawings as active ‘data’, which offer a means to communicate a way of looking at and thinking about our environment.
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