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Leo Villareal

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Leo Villareal

Leo Villareal (b. 1967) is an American contemporary artist best known for creating installations that employ LED lights and custom software. Villareal’s work focuses on stripping systems down to their essence to understand the underlying structures and rules that govern their work. The artist is interested in the lowest common denominators, such as the zeros and ones in binary code and pixels. Ultimately, Villareal’s main interest lies in the visual manifestation of code through light.

Exhibitions of the New York-based artist’s work include Celestial Garden, Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York (2023) and Interstellar, Pace Gallery, New York (2023).

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