March 1967- Musée d’art et d’industrie of Saint-Etienne- Philippe Favier discovered contemporary art and Le Fiancé by Francis Picabia.
“I received my first bike at the age of twelve, since then, I have been on the road.” (Paul Morand)
Since around 1969, Villeglé has had a real passion for signs, typography, graphic experiments and poetry. This passion gave way to his famous sociopolitical alphabet, a vast repertoire of thousands elements from various world cultures he reinvents and recomposes.
Today the work of NILS-UDO enjoys a wide and well-deserved international recognition. Represented in the most famous public and private international collections, this artist is now considered one of the masters of contemporary fine art photography.