Richard Deacon in Conversation

14-11-11, 2013

Richard Deacon14-11-11, 2013Ink on paper, 22.5 x 24.5 cm



Artist, and curator of Drawing Room exhibition Abstract DrawingRichard Deacon in conversation with Drawing Room co-director, Kate Macfarlane. They will discuss Deacon's relationship to drawing in his own practice and his approach to curating Abstract Drawing.

Richard Deacon CBE is one of the most important British sculptors of his generation and has exhibited internationally since the early 1980s. He won the Turner prize in 1987, and a major retrospective exhibition of his work will be presented at Tate Britain in 2014 (5 February – 27 April). The activity of drawing is crucial to his work as a sculptor, which engages with processes and means of manufacture. This deep interest in making as an activity is evident in his selection of works forAbstract Drawing.