Richard Deacon (modern artist series)
Richard Deacon (modern artist series)
Richard Deacon (modern artist series)
Richard Deacon (modern artist series)
Richard Deacon (modern artist series)
Richard Deacon (modern artist series)
Richard Deacon (modern artist series)
Richard Deacon (modern artist series)
Richard Deacon (modern artist series)
Richard Deacon (modern artist series)
Richard Deacon (modern artist series)
Richard Deacon (modern artist series)

Richard Deacon (modern artist series)

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By Wallis, Gleadowe and Curtis
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Deacon’s sculptures employ curvilinear forms made from a wide range of materials that are more traditionally associated with the manufacturing of industrial and domestic products. The works display both the method of construction and the craftsmanship involved in their making, through the surface details of screws and rivets, stitching or gluing used for material such as galvanised steel, corrugated iron, cloth, leather, linoleum and laminated wood.

This next volume in the Modern Artists series addresses key aspects of Deacon’s career, beginning with his early performance-based work such as Stuff Box Object – an experimental piece involving him climbing into a box, bolting himself inside, experiencing the interior space, climbing out and then working with plaster on the exterior of the box. Since then he has produced a highly coherent and yet diverse body of work in sculpture, combining natural forms with an industrial sensibility, ranging from the domestic scale of his ongoing Art for Other People series to monumental work for publiccommissions. As with other volumes in the Modern Artists series, a key feature of the book is the interviews, here undertaken by Penelope Curtis, Director at Tate Britain. Six themes are explored, bring the sculptor’s thoughts and processes vividly to life.

Richard Deacon’s work has been shown worldwide, including at Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Kunstverein, Hannover, and MOCA, Los Angeles. He was awarded the Turner Prize in 1987, the Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Artes et des Lettres in 1996, a Royal Academician post in 1998 and CBE in 1999.

Clarrie Wallis is Curator Modern and Contemporary British Art, Tate Britain Teresa Gleadowe is a curator, writer and editor with extensive experience in the contemporary visual arts in the UK and internationally. Penelope Curtis is Director at Tate Britain.
  • Artist Richard Deacon
  • Dimensions 27 x 21 cm
  • Author Wallis, Gleadowe and Curtis
  • ISBN 9781849762250
  • Paperback Yes
  • Number of illustrations 100 colour
  • Publisher Tate Publishing
  • No of pages 128 pp
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Unframed prints and small works:
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Europe – £120 each
Rest of world – £150 each
 
Framed works and 3D objects:
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Europe – £150 each
Rest of world – £180 each
 
Please note that some 3D artworks require bespoke shipping quotes, including Phyllida Barlow's Catch, 2016 and Taryn Simon's Anthem, 2015.
 

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Delivery & returns

Delivery times

We aim to deliver shop products within:

UK – 1-2 weeks

Europe – 2-4 weeks

Rest of world – 2-4 weeks

Delivery costs

We currently offer free standard delivery on UK orders over £50. Please note that this is offer is valid only online. Our other delivery costs are as follows.

For orders under £50:

UK – £3.60 per order

Europe – £12 per order

Rest of world – £28 per order

Limited editions

Due to the nature of our Limited Edition artworks, Tate offers rates for packaging materials to sufficiently protect the works and a fully insured, door-to-door courier service, for both UK and international shipping.

Unframed prints and small works:
UK – £30 each
Europe – £120 each
Rest of world – £150 each
 
Framed works and 3D objects:
UK – £50 each
Europe – £150 each
Rest of world – £180 each
 
Please note that some 3D artworks require bespoke shipping quotes, including Phyllida Barlow's Catch, 2016 and Taryn Simon's Anthem, 2015.
 

Wine

Our collection of wines is only available for delivery in the UK. We currently offer free delivery on orders over £100, using a specialist white glove service within the M25 area.

UK only – £20 per order

Please note that our wines can only be purchased by those aged 18 years and over. Customers will be asked to provide proof of age upon delivery.

Here’s more information on delivery.

Refunds & returns

Please contact our customer service team within 45 days if you need to return anything from your order. We will be happy to offer you a full refund, replacement or exchange on any items excluding custom prints and pierced earrings.

Unfortunately, after 14 working days we cannot refund any delivery charges or cover the cost of returning the item. You can contact our customer service team by email at: shop.online@tate.org.uk or by phone on +44 (0)20 7887 8888 (Monday – Friday, 9.45–18.00).

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