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About the Art

‘Unknown Chelsea #1’ forms part of a series depicting what appears to be a cluster of architectural shapes assembled into a unit. The origin of these forms is always a image taken by Alastair with a 35mm camera and then processed digitally, although the final outcome retains a very distinctive organic feel.

Alastair considers ‘Unknown Chelsea’ like a series of follies, which are hybrids of decoration and architecture: they look like architecture but have no practical use. They are, rather, o…

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Curator Insights

Stephen Beddoe

Stephen Beddoe said:

"Willey’s work represents and subverts the architectural landscape and motifs of the city, with a particular interest in and emphasis on London. The resultant works are beautifully crafted, composed and resolved."

Clyde Hopkins

Clyde Hopkins said:

"An original and dynamic approach employing architectural elements."

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About the Artist

Alastair T. Willey was born Aldershot (1986) and currently lives and works in London. He holds a BA in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins, where he graduated with honors in 2008. Alastair co-founded The Pigeon Wing, an artist-run space based in South London and he is also director of the online pr…

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