Richard Deacon at Tate Britain | ITSLIQUID

Richard Deacon at Tate Britain

Art | February 4, 2014 |

Richard DeaconRichard Deacon, After, 1998

Richard Deacon at Tate Britain

Tate Britain is delighted to present a major exhibition of the Turner Prize winner Richard Deacon, a leading British sculptor, best known for his large, lyrical open forms. The exhibition will be from February 05 to April 27, 2014.

Richard DeaconRichard Deacon, Struck Dumb, 1988

In a career spanning more than four decades, Richard Deacon has employed materials ranging from laminated wood and polycarbonate to leather, cloth and clay, examples of which are included in the exhibition.  He works on both domestic and large scales, combining organic forms with elements of engineering.

Richard DeaconRichard Deacon, It’s Orpheus When There’s Singing #7, 1978-9

His continuously changing methods of construction are a result of developments in his sculptural approach, reflected by his use of sinuous bent wood, contorted steel and highly glazed ceramics.

Richard DeaconRichard Deacon, Art for Other People No 12, 1984
This exhibition at Tate Britain highlights Deacon’s interest in materials and their manipulation, as in After, 1998, a large wooden work where the continuous and looping form balances volume and space. Also included are works from the small scale but materially rich series Art for Other People 1982 – , that explore the notion of contemporary art being owned and enjoyed by anyone.

Richard DeaconRichard Deacon, Art for Other People No 6, 1983

Of particular note are Deacon’s early drawings It’s Orpheus When There’s Singing, 1978: a suite of drawings built up from complex compound curves that influenced the organic forms of much of his subsequent sculpture, and the large, sixty-part, green ceramic sculpture Fold 2012.

more. http://www.tate.org.uk/ | http://www.richarddeacon.net/

Are you an artist, architect, designer? Would you like to be featured on ITSLIQUID platform? Send an e-mail to info@itsliquid.com or fill the form below

RELATED POSTS


LONDON CONTEMPORARY 2022 – 4TH…

Calls | July 3, 2022

LONDON CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR 2022, organized by ITSLIQUID Group in collaboration with YMX Arts, will be held in London, at The South London Gallery, from October 01 to October 15, 2022. Read more


ROME INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2022…

Calls | July 2, 2022

ROME INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2022 - 4th edition, organized by ITSLIQUID Group, will be held in Rome, at Medina Art Gallery from September 16 to Septmber 29, 2022. Read more


Teresa Lanceta

Art | June 22, 2022

The exhibition features a broad selection of tapestries, fabrics, paintings, drawings, writings and videos from the 1970s to the present, together with several collaborations and co-authored projects. Read more


FEATURED ARTIST: GLORIA KEH

Art | June 21, 2022

As I age, it is inevitable that certain physical issues need to be addressed and accepted. Gone are the days when I could paint huge works for hours on end. Although this realisation was initially very hard to accept, my daily practice of art has brought new dimensions to my world of art. Art is such consolation. Read more


Sign up for our Newsletter.

Enter your email to receive our latest updates!