Richard Deacon



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Richard Deacon

(b. Bangor, Wales, 1949. Lives and works in London.)

Richard Deacon studied at the Somerset College of Art, Taunton, England; St. Martin's College of Art, London; Royal College of Art, London; and the Chelsea School of Art, London. He was the recipient of the Turner Prize, (1987) and the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres (1996). Deacon has exhibited internationally at such institutions as the Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht (1987); the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (1988); the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (1989); and the Kunstverein, Hannover (1993). His recent retrospective, Richard Deacon: The Missing Part, was shown at the Musee d’Art moderne et contemporain de la Ville de Strasbourg, France and The Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany (2010-2011). He participated in Documenta IX (1992), the Glasgow International (2006), the Venice Biennale (2007), and the Venice Architecture Biennial (2012).


RECENT SOLO SHOWS

2015
This Is Where Ideas Come From, Wolfson College, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Richard Deacon: On the Other Side, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
2014
Richard Deacon, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom
3-2+1: Bridge, Bangle & Cornice, British School at Rome, Rome, Italy
2013
Garth Evans, curated by Richard Deacon, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK
2012
Centro de Arte Contemporaneo Malaga, Malaga, Spain
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York
2011
Richard Deacon: The Missing Part, The Sprengel Museum, Hannover
Dead Leg, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque
2010
Richard Deacon: The Missing Part, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Strasbourg, France, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
2009
Richard Deacon: Dead Leg, Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

RECENT GROUP SHOWS

2015
Drawing Biennial 2015, The Drawing Room, London, United Kingdom
Bricologie: La Souris et Le Perroquet, Villa Arson, Nice, France
2014
Richard Deacon and Bill Woodrow, New Art Centre, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Abstract Drawing, curated by Richard Deacon, Drawing Room, London, United Kingdom
Burning Down the House, The 10th Gwangju Biennale, Korea
The Hidden Picture – Collecting Art at ING, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Busan Biennale 2014: Inhabiting the World, Busan, South Korea
2013
Sculpture at the Dusseldorf Art Academy, 1945 to Present, K20 Grabbeplatz, Dusseldorf, Germany
2012
News from Nowhere, Firstsite, Colchester, UK
2011
Architecture Dessins Utopies - National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest
Mit Feuer und Flamme – Keramik in der Gegenwartskunst - Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot
2010
Le Meilleur des Mondes, MUDAM – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand–Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Richard Deacon Exhibitions

Richard Deacon
Richard Deacon

November 28, 2012 - January 24, 2013
New York


30/40 Part I
30/40 Part I

A Selection of Forty Artists from Thirty Years at Marian Goodman Gallery
September 10 - October 13, 2007
New York


Richard Deacon
Richard Deacon

September 8 - October 7, 2004
New York



Richard Deacon Publications

Sculpture 1980-1984
Richard Deacon

Richard Deacon
Richard Deacon


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