Richard Deacon
Selected works by exhibition
Richard Deacon / 
Size is Everything #3, 2018 / 
Sculpture: wood (Beech and Elm), epoxy / 
Table: tulip wood and MDF board / 
Sculpture: 29 1/4 x 23 5/8 x 6 3/8 in. (74 x 60 x 16 cm) / 
Table: 27 3/4 x 23 5/8 x 23 5/8 in. (70.5 x 55 x 55 cm)
Richard Deacon / 
Cuttings 1, 2018  / 
Sculpture: stainless steel / 
Table: oak and MDF board / 
Sculpture: 18 x 14 3/4 x 13 1/4 in. (45.5 x 37.5 x 33.5 cm) / 
Table: 21 7/8 x 21 5/8 x 21 5/8 in. (55.5 x 55 x 55 cm)
Richard Deacon / 
Fold in the Fabric 7, 2018 / 
Sculpture: wood (Holly and Cedar), epoxy / 
Table: fumed oak and MDF board / 
Sculpture: 12 5/8 x 9 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (32 x 24.7 x 27.5 cm) / Table: 18 x 21 5/8 x 21 5/8 in. (45.5 x 55 x 55 cm)
Richard Deacon / 
Flat 10, 2014 / 
glazed dark clay / 
22 1/4 x 27. 1/2 x 22 7/8 in. (56.5 x 70 x 58 cm)
Beware of the Dog
L.A. Louver, 2013
Richard Deacon / 
Red Dog Days, 2012 / 
Screen print on gampi paper, embedded in STPI handmade paper / 
43 3/4 x 55 7/8 in. (111.1 x 141.9 cm) Edition 1 of 1
Richard Deacon / 
Housing 18, 2012 / 
Marbling on folded STPI handmade paper, constructed with magnet button / 
41 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 20 in. (105.4 x 57.2 x 50.8 cm)
Richard Deacon / 
Konrad Witz #8, 2012 / 
Coloured, folded STPI handmade paper / 
65 x 51 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. (165.1 x 130.2 x 22.2 cm)
Richard Deacon
L.A. Louver, 2011
Richard Deacon / 
Nothing is allowed., 1994 / 
stainless steel / 
47 x 118 x 55 in. (119.4 x 299.7 x 139.7 cm) / 
Private collection
3 x 3
L.A. Louver, 2010
Richard Deacon / 
Mutual, 2009 / 
Galvanised mild steel, nylon / 
44 1/2 x 63 3/4 x 32 1/4 in (113 x 162 x 82 cm)
Richard Deacon / 
North Tree and Rock, 2009 / 
glazed ceramic / 
32 3/4 x 38 1/2 x 25 3/4 in. (83 x 98 x 65 cm)
Dead Leg, 2007 / 
oak and stainless steel / 
8 x 28 x 9 feet (2.4 x 8.5 x 2.7 m)
Dead Leg, 2007 / 
oak and stainless steel / 
8 x 28 x 9 feet (2.4 x 8.5 x 2.7 m)
Dead Leg (detail), 2007 / 
oak and stainless steel / 
8 x 28 x 9 feet (2.4 x 8.5 x 2.7 m)
Dead Leg (detail), 2007 / 
oak and stainless steel / 
8 x 28 x 9 feet (2.4 x 8.5 x 2.7 m)
Dead Leg (detail), 2007 / 
oak and stainless steel / 
8 x 28 x 9 feet (2.4 x 8.5 x 2.7 m)
Dead Leg (detail), 2007 / 
oak and stainless steel / 
8 x 28 x 9 feet (2.4 x 8.5 x 2.7 m)
Richard Deacon
L.A. Louver, 2007
Richard Deacon / 
Waiting For The Rain, 2002 / 
terracotta / 
31 7/8 x 76 x 48 in. (81 x 193 x 122 cm)
Richard Deacon / 
Flower B, 2004 / 
glazed ceramic  / 
33 1/8 x 37 x 44 1/8 in. (84 x 94 x 112 cm)
Beyond the Clouds
L.A. Louver, 2004
Installation photography / 
Richard Deacon: Beyond the Clouds
Installation photography / 
Richard Deacon: Beyond the Clouds
Richard Deacon / 
Infinity #22, 2004 / 
stainless steel / 
69 x 78-3/4 x 1-1/4 in (175 x 200 x 3 cm)
Richard Deacon: / 
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow / 
 installation photography
Richard Deacon: / 
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow / 
 installation photography
Richard Deacon / 
Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow (h), 2000 / 
ceramic / 
16 x 54 x 48 in (40.6 x 137.2 x 121.9 cm)
Not Yet Beautiful
L.A. Louver, 1995
Richard Deacon / 
Nothing is allowed., 1994 / 
stainless steel / 
47 x 118 x 55 in (119.4 x 299.7 x 139.7 cm)
Richard Deacon / 
Nothing is forbidden., 1994 / 
wood, glue, steel staples / 
94 x 114 x 37 in (238.8 x 289.6 x 94 cm)
Richard Deacon: Not Yet Beautiful / 
Installation photography
Richard Deacon: Not Yet Beautiful / 
Installation photography
Bio

1949 Born, Bangor, Wales
Lives and works in London

Education:
1968 - 69 Somerset College of Art, Taunton
1969 - 72 St. Martins School of Art, London
1974 - 77 Royal College of Art, London
1977 - 78 Chelsea School of Art, London

biography
Portrait of Richard  Deacon. .
Current exhibitions
Funadacio Bancaixa
Valencia, Spain
17 Jun - 17 Oct 2021
Museum exhibition
Selected L.A. Louver exhibitions
6 Sep - 20 Oct 2018
Gallery exhibition
28 Feb - 30 Mar 2013
Gallery exhibition
1 Dec 2007 - 12 Jan 2008
Gallery exhibition
28 May - 3 Jul 2004
Gallery exhibition
Selected museum exhibitions
Middelheim Museum
Antwerp, Belgium
27 May - 24 Sep 2017
Museum exhibition
The San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego, CA
25 Mar - 4 Sep 2017
Museum exhibition
Tate Britain
London, UK
5 Feb - 27 Apr 2014
Museum exhibition
University of New Mexico Art Museum
Albuquerque, NM
9 Sep - 18 Dec 2011
Museum exhibition
Videos
Selected articles
"Richard Deacon with Sui Jianguo and Incognito." KCRW. 2018.
kcrw.com | full article, PDF

Ulrich, Hagai. "An Illusion about understanding." Tohu Magazine. 2017.
tohumagazine.com | full article, PDF
Sheerin, Mark. "theartsdesk in Antwerp: Richard Deacon says nothing." Theartsdesk. 2017.
theartsdesk.com | full article, PDF
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