Behavioural Art, Rosetta Brooks, 1973

‘THE ARTIST AS AN INSTIGATOR OF CHANGES IN SOCIAL COGNITION AND BEHAVIOUR’, DOCUMENTATION ON RECENT PROJECTS BY STEPHEN WILLATS, IS AT GALLERY HOUSE, LONDON, FROM 12 JANUARY 1973.



The prevalence of scepticism amongst artists has in some sense been a contributory factor in the move towards a more theoretically sophisticated art in recent years, perhaps to compensate for the ramifications of a realm empty of ideas or meaning. Many artists of this generation in Britain have reacted to the... continue reading

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Dan Mitchell
The Black and White Pages of Control and Social Psychology
Issue Eighteen, 2009

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Postcard from Printed Matter
1981

EPHEMERA

Ricardo Basbaum
9 Choreographic Diagrams
Issue Nineteen, 2014

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Dan Graham
Projects
Issue Eleven, 1979

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Contributors 1960–1969

Issue Five 1969

Laurie Burt
Don Mason
Logie Barrow
John Sharkey
Rick Oginz
Roy Ascott
Douglas Sandle
Stephen Willats
Artists Placement Group

Issue Four 1968

Victor Burgin
Norman Toynton
Derrick Woodham
John Sharkey
Logie Barrow
Stephen Willats
Douglas Sandle
Don Mason
Eric Brown

Issue Three 1967

Peter Stroud
Joe Tilson
Noel Forster
Peter Cook
John Latham
Stephen Willats
Peter Upward
John Sharkey
Logie Barrow

Issue Two 1966

Anthony Benjamin
Stroud Cornock
Adrian Berg
Stephen Willats
Mike Kenny
Tom Phillips

Issue One 1965

Logie Barrow
Roy Ascot
Stephen Willats
Mark Boyle
Dean Bradley

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Mary Kelly
Notes on Reading the Post Partum Document
Issue Ten, 1977

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Interview by Uscha Pohl, Inside Magazines, 2002

CONTROL MAGAZINE
Interview by Uscha Pohl

Uscha Pohl “Control” as a title is provocative and has many associations. What did it mean for you, what was the main reason for this choice?

Stephen Willats Initially, the word “control” just seemed to be very modern, reflect the times very well whilst being nicely controversial at the same time. “Control” as a word, has been traditionally understood as one entity determining another. In the early... continue reading

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Order Form
Issue Five, 1969

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Francisco Camacho Herrera
A Letter...
Issue Twenty, 2017

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Bill Woodrow
TV Blind
Issue Thirteen, 1982

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Christian Nyampeta
The Rest
Issue Nineteen, 2014

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Stephen Willats
Thisway-
Issue Twenty, 2017

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Contributors 2000–2009

Issue Eighteen 2009

Vito Acconci
Karolin Meunier
Stephen Willats
Erwin van Doorn
Dan Mitchell
Annette Krauss
Thomas Hirschhorn
Harmen de Hoop
Steve Rushton
Ricardo B

Issue Seventeen 2007

FrenchMottershead
Jakob Jakobsen
Dan Kidner
Langlands & Bell
Emma Hedditch
Nils Norman
Miriam Steinhauser
Elly Clarke
Fritz Haeg
Stephen Willats
Johnny Spencer
Chris Hammond
Ricardo Basbaum
Phil Coy

Issue Sixteen 2001

Jakob Jakobsen
David Goldenberg
Jesus Cruzvillegas
Art Lab
Nils Norman, Elinor Jansz,
Christabel Stewart & Emily Pethick
Hamish Fulton
Sarah Staton
David Beech
Heinrich Sachs
Stephen Willats
Wolfgang Spanier

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Exhibition at TATE Liverpool
25 April–16 May 2018

EVENTS

Michael Peel
Walking, Waiting, Working
Issue Twelve, 1981

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Logie Barrow
From A Summary on Totalism,
Issue One, 1965

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Gladstone Thompson
The Meeting Place
Issue Twenty, 2017

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Merlin Carpenter
Line of Control
Issue Twenty, 2017

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Heinrich Sachs
Grosse Expo New Life
Issue Sixteen, 2001

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