Christopher Williams (born 1956) is an American conceptual artist and fine art photographer. He lives in Cologne and works in Düsseldorf.
Williams was born in 1956 in Los Angeles, CA. In the 1970s and early 1980s, he studied at the California Institute of the Arts where he received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. under the first generation of West Coast conceptual artists including John Baldessari, Douglas Huebler, and Michael Asher. Since October 2008 he has been a professor in photography at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. His wife is curator and former Stedelijk Museum director Ann Goldstein.