Richard Deacon (1988)
Essay by Peter Schjeldahl
Published by Marian Goodman Gallery/Lisson Gallery, New York
19 pages, Softcover
Richard Deacon’s sculpture reveals a highly complex vocabulary. Describing himself as a “fabricator” Deacon works with a variety of materials including with metals, plastics, wood amongst others. In his text, Peter Schjeldahl explores the artist’s poetry, discussing Deacon's concern for the subtleties of language.