Richard Deacon

Richard Deacon (b. 1949, Bangor, Wales) lives and works in London. Received his BA from St. Martin’s School of Art and MA in Environmental Media from the Royal College of Art, London. Select awards include Turner Prize, Tate Gallery (1987) and the Ernst Franz Vogelmann Prize for Sculpture (2017). Select solo exhibitions include Out of Line-Drawings: 1968-2016, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany (2016); Flat Earth, Lissen Gallery, Milan, Italy (2016); On The Other Side, Heydar Aliyex Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan (2015); This is where ideas come from, Wolfson College, Cambridge, UK (2015); Beware of the Dog, LA Louver, Venice, California, USA (2013); Associations, Lissen Gallery, London, UK (2012); The Missing Part, Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany (2011); Add & Subtract, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany (2009); Personals, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK (2007); Out of Order, Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall, UK (2005); and Continent, Galerie Arlogos, Paris, France (2002). Select group exhibitions include Found, Foundling Hospital, London, UK (2016); Abstract Drawing, The Drawing Room, London, UK (2014); Here We Go: A Changing Group Show, Karsten Schubert, London, UK (2013); Art Now: Beating the Bounds, Tate Britain, London, UK (2009); and The Eye of the Storm, Parco la Mandria, Turn Italy (2000). His work is held in collections including Arts Council of Great Britain; British Council Collection; Centre Pompidou; Contemporary Arts Society; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Walker Art Centre; Manchester Art Gallery; Southampton City Art Gallery; University of Warwick; and the Tate Collection.

Last updated: 16.02.2017

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