Marian Goodman Gallery

Richard Deacon

(Welsh, born 1949)

alphabet i(ndigo) by richard deacon

Richard Deacon

Alphabet I(ndigo), 2012

double talk by richard deacon

Richard Deacon

Double Talk, 1987

infinity #24 by richard deacon

Richard Deacon

Infinity #24, 2004

table d by richard deacon

Richard Deacon

Table D, 1998



Born in Bangor, Wales
1968 - 1969
Somerset College of Art, Taunton
1969 - 1972
St Martins School of Art, London
1974 - 1977
Royal College of Art, London
1977 - 1978
Chelsea School of Art, London (part-time)
Awarded Turner Prize, London
Visiting Professor, London Institute (Chelsea School of
Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres, Ministry of Culture, France
Elected as a member of the Royal Academy CBE award
Will-Grohmann-Preis, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany


2012 - 2013
CAC Málaga, Málaga, Spain (solo)
2010 - 2011
Auswertung der Flugdaten: Die Kunst der 80er. Eine Düsseldorfer Perspektive, K21 Ständehaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
The Missing Part, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany
Brave New World: From the Perspective of Mudam Collection Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
The Inside New Art Centre, Salisbury, UK (solo)
Collection XXVI: The Artefactum years, MHKA Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium
The Missing Part, MAMCS Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg, France (solo)
Add & Subtract, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany
Siamese Connection, Distrito 4, Madrid, Spain
Heavy Metal. Die unerklärbare Leichtigkeit des Materials, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany


Blast to Freeze. British Art in the 20th century, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany, ISBN 3-7757-1248-8
Sculpture at Goddwood: a vision for twenty-first century British sculpture, edited by Sue Hubbard, ISBN 0-9537794-2-4
Imagine you are standing here in front of me, The Caldic Collection in the Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam. (cat.) Essays by Boris Groys and Sven Lütticken, interview with the collector by Brooke Alexander
Between the two of us: Henk Visch
fig-1, published in association with Tate: The Art Magazine, 2001
Richard Deacon, Gutspark Bockel
Field Day: Sculpture from Britain", Tapei Fine Art Museum, Japan
Breaking the Mould, British Art of the 1980s and 1990, The Weltkunst Collection, London
Vision. 50 years British creativity, Thames & Hudson. Texts by David Sylvester, David Hockney, Melvyn Bragg, Michael Crig-Martin, Nicholas Serota
New World Order/Richard Deacon, Tate Gallery Liverpool, UK (Out of Print)