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The Renowned Abstract Sculptures of Richard Deacon Are Making Their U.S. Debut

by C California Style

The San Diego Museum of Art welcomes Richard Deacon’s multi-material works

This article originally appeared in the March 2017 issue of C Magazine.

RICHARD DEACON’s wood and aluminum Dancing in Front of My Eyes, 2006. PHOTO: Courtesy of the artist, Hauser & Wirth, and David Zwirner.

RICHARD DEACON’s wood and aluminum Dancing in Front of My Eyes, 2006. PHOTO: Courtesy of the artist, Hauser & Wirth, and David Zwirner.

British abstract sculptor Richard Deacon is renowned in Europe (he won the Turner Prize in its early years); now the self-proclaimed “fabricator” finally shows off his vast oeuvre in multiple materials stateside with his first major U.S. exhibition, “Richard Deacon: What You See Is What You Get.” March 25-July 25; The San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park, 619-232-7931; sdmart.org.

Written by ELIZABETH KHURI CHANDLER.