Christopher Williams (b. 1956)

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Christopher Williams (born 1956, Los Angeles) is an American conceptual artist and fine art photographer. Williams graduated from Grinnell College. In the 1970s and early 1980s, he studied at the California Institute of the Arts under the first generation of West Coast conceptual artists including John Baldessari and Douglas Huebler. Since October 2008 he has been a Professor in Photography at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Writing in Artforum in 2007, Tim Griffin described Williams’s approach as ‘sociophotographic’. It has been said that Williams works within the tradition of institutional critique within what Sven Lütticken describes as an informal group, along with Joern de Rijke, Willem de Rooij and Mathias Poledna, that investigates the “parameters if the exhibition space. - Wikipedia