Lee Wagstaff | the artist




The artist Lee Wagstaff
Born Oct 27 1969, London, United Kingdom.
Lives and works in London.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography, Performance Art,


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The artist has spent four and a half years becoming heavily tattooed with his own designs. Raised as a Roman Catholic but with strong influences form Indian members of his family, Wagstaff’s tattoo designs draw strongly on his religious upbringing and consist of symbols and patterns that are found in almost every culture in the world (circles, squares, swastikas, stars etc). Wagstaff is interested in the migration and spontaneous generation of geometric forms; how the same shapes and patterns can be found in diverse cultures over vast geographic areas…
living piece of art. Wagstaff’s tattoo designs draw strongly on his religious upbringing and consist of symbols and patterns that are found in almost every culture in the world (circles, squares, swastikas, stars etc). The photographic self portraits from this peiod form the exhibition ‘Baptism’…
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