Richard Deacon Artist Statement
Untitled (2009) by richard serra. In 2014, tate modern staged the first major retrospective.
“changing materials from one work to the next is a way of beginning again each time (and thus of finishing what had gone before)”.
Richard deacon artist statement. This programme brings together artists, musicians, art tutors and archive recordings to explore the last half century of art education and the state of britain’s art schools today. 1949) muzot the set of four etchings and aquatints, 1987, two on wove paper, two on oil cloth, all signed with initials in pencil and numbered 22/25 verso (there were also three artist's proofs for all), published by margarete roeder editions, new york, the full sheets with deckle edges on all sides, loose (as. I go down to a place in the country for the wood, and a log is already cut several months before into rough dimensions that i want.
Since the beginning of the 1970s deacon has written extensively on his own practice and in relation to contemporary art in general. Sat 8 feb 2014 19.05 est. Richard deacon his voracious appetite for material has seen him move between laminated wood, stainless steel, corrugated iron, polycarbonate, marble, clay, vinyl, foam and leather.
Since 1981 deacon has participated in many key group exhibitions throughout the world. Richard hudson advises on everything from bankruptcy disputes through contract disputes to professional negligence claims. Richard deacon’s sinuous abstract forms have established his place at the forefront of british sculpture since the 1980s.
I tend to select the pieces outside the studio. Deacon has selected a wide variety of sculptures, ranging from the 18th to the 21st centuries. Richard deacon was nominated for the first ever turner prize in 1984, winning the award on his second nomination three years later.
Artist and material enter a dialogue with each other thanks to the unconcealed production technique. Since the 1980s, the artist has been working on an oeuvre in which natural materials and visible techniques are metaphors for human ideas and feelings. He explains, “i wanted to include abstraction and representation, i wanted a variety of materials.
Media in category richard deacon the following 5 files are in this category, out of 5 total. Richard deacon was born in 1949 in bangor, wales, and currently lives in london. He is also an alumnus of chelsea college of arts, joining as a part time student after graduating from central saint martins and the royal college, before going on to teach ba and ma sculpture studetns at chelsea for a.
Richard deacon connects the narrative and the material. He then studied at the somerset college of art, taunton, at st martin's. See more ideas about deacon, sculpture installation, sculpture.
Richard deacon cbe (born 15 august 1949) is a british abstract sculptor, and a winner of the turner prize. Richard deacon cbe (born 15 august 1949) is a british abstract sculptor, and a winner of the turner prize. Deacon was born in bangor, wales was educated at plymouth college.
Thompson, jon awarded the turner prize in 1987, richard deacon (b.1944) has occupied the foreground of british sculpture since the early 1980s and continues to be an artist of profound international significance, fulfilling major public sculpture commissions around the world. Deacon was awarded the turner prize in 1987. A major retrospective of his work, 'the missing.