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Richard Deacon, b.1949

Preliminary drawing for Body of Thought No I (BT 1)1988

Preliminary drawing for Body of Thought No I (BT 1) is a 1988 work by Richard Deacon. It is not currently on display in IMMA.

MediumPencil on tracing paper
Dimensions21 x 29.5cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Loan, Weltkunst Foundation, 1994
Item NumberL.2008.1.3.1
Not on view
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Richard Deacon, Preliminary drawing for Body of Thought No I (BT 1), 1988, Pencil on tracing paper, 21 x 29.5cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Loan, Weltkunst Foundation, 1994

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About the Artist

Richard Deacon b.1949

Welsh sculptor Richard Deacon attended Somerset College of Art, St. Martin’s School of Art and the Royal College of Art. Constructed in pliable materials including sheet metal and laminated wood, Deacon’s sculptural works explore ideas of physical experience and the body as a gatherer of information. Deacon received the Turner Prize in 1987. He has exhibited worldwide and his work is represented in major public collections including MoMA, New York; Tate, London; the Royal Academy of Arts, London, and the Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona. — View Artist »