Richard Deacon, nest

Giant white horse among designs for £2million 'Angel of the South'

Sometimes the best art is born out of a mistake. It is this type of accidental trial and error that keeps the Turner Prize winning artist Richard Deacon on his toes, as a practitioner of fresh ideas and innovations.

Richard Deacon - sculptor: "I think it’s difficult to distinguish form from the imaginative ways one constructs form, so I think when it’s successful the material is present, the form is present, the structure is present, the associations are present, and the sense of meaning—or the possibility of meaning—is also present."

Richard Deacon - sculptor: "I think it’s difficult to distinguish form from the…

Aotearoa New Zealand Auckland NOBODY HERE BUT US RICHARD DEACON 1991 0711 by itsabitblurry, via Flickr

Aotearoa New Zealand Auckland NOBODY HERE BUT US RICHARD DEACON 1991 0711 by itsabitblurry, via Flickr

Richard Deacon Untitled, 1980 Laminated wood and rivets 300 x 290 x 290 cm Acquisition 1996 Collection Mudam Luxembourg

Table G Lisson Gallery Keeping the Faith Inspired by Nature Untitled MUDAM Fish Out of Water Hirshhorn Museum Laocoon He.

Richard Deacon Exhibition // @ Lisson Gallery, London | Afflante.com

Lisson Gallery is hosting an exhibition of new work by British artist, Richard Deacon; one of the most important and influential sculptors working today.

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