Artist and former Turner Prize winner Richard Deacon uses unformed basic materials to make sculptures that explore ideas that define human experience through language and the senses. Although the forms devised by Deacon are fundamentally abstract in appearance, they playfully reference the human body and world – Art For Other People #14 1984, The Eye Has It 1984, If The Shoe Fits 1981. In an outtake from a previous TateShots interview Deacon lightheartedly tells us where inspiration comes from.
Richard Deacon Think Like an Artist
Animation inspired by sculptor Richard Deacon's responses to the question 'where do ideas come from?'
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Richard Deacon Art For Other People #141984
Richard Deacon If The Shoe Fits1981
Art TermAnimation is the rapid display of sequences of static imagery in such a way as to create the illusion of ...
Art TermThree-dimensional art made by one of four basic processes: carving, modelling, casting, constructing