June 19th - August 29th, 2021
Richard Deacon. On the Surface
Opening: Saturday, June 19, 2021, 11:00 a.m.
Welcome address: Peter Böthig, director of the Kurt Tucholsky Literature Museum at Rheinsberg Castle, Angela Lammert, Head of Special Projects in the Visual Arts Section of the Academy of Arts, Julian Heynen, curator and author for contemporary art
The exhibition is being realized as a cooperation between the Academy of Arts, Berlin, and the Kurt-Tucholsky Literature Museum at Rheinsberg Castle.
Dear friends of the gallery of the Kurt Tucholsky Literature Museum! It finally starts again:
For many years now, the Fine Arts section of the Academy of Arts has regularly presented the work of one of its members in the Kurt Tucholsky Literature Museum in Rheinsberg Castle. This year's exhibition is dedicated to the sculptor Richard Deacon, who is known for his experiments with materials.
Richard Deacon, born in Bangor, Wales, in 1949, lives and works in London. Member of the Royal Academy of Arts since 1998, member of the Academy of Arts since 2010. He held professorships at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts in Paris and at the Düsseldorf Art Academy. In 1992 Deacon represented Wales at documenta IX and in 2007 at the Venice Biennale. Awards: 1987 Turner Prize, 2017 Ernst Franz Vogelmann Prize for Sculpture, 2004 Will Grohmann Prize.