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Major exhibitions by Richard Deacon to open in Germany

16 August 2016

Museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany presents a major retrospective of Richard Deacon’s works on paper from the last five decades. Curated by Dr. Julian Heynen, the exhibition includes nearly 150 drawings and prints, which will be presented alongside a wall drawing created specifically for the show and a selection of sculptures. The exhibition runs from 26 August until 13 November 2016 and will be accompanied by a new publication. For more information please visit

‘On the Other Side’, a significant traveling exhibition featuring important sculptures by Richard Deacon from the past ten years, will go on display at the Langen Foundation in Neuss, Germany from 4 September 2015 until 5 March 2017. Following successful presentations at Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland and the Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku, the exhibition showcases the artist’s long-standing interest in form and his use of diverse materials. For more information, please visit

At the Thomas Schütte Foundation, also in Neuss, floor-hugging sculptures by Deacon will be presented as part of his exhibition 'Under the Weather'. These flat, ceramic works bear mineral-rich glazes and evoke shifting topographies, constellations and biological formations. Curated by Dieter Schwarz, the exhibition runs from 4 September until the end of December. More information on the exhibition is available here

Major exhibitions by Richard Deacon to open in Germany
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