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Richard Deacon

* 15. August 1949 in Bangor/Wales, lives and works in London www.richarddeacon.net

  • "On The Town" 1/2017
  • Lithography
  • Edition of: 30
  • Size: 51,00 cm x 42,00 cm
  • Production: Felix Bauer, Cologne
  • CHF 400.00
  • available
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  • "On The Town" 2/2017
  • Lithography
  • Edition of: 30
  • Size: 51,00 cm x 42,00 cm
  • Production: Felix Bauer, Cologne
  • CHF 400.00
  • available
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  • "On The Town" 3/2017
  • Lithography
  • Edition of: 30
  • Size: 51,00 cm x 42,00 cm
  • Production: Felix Bauer, Cologne
  • CHF 400.00
  • available
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  • "On The Town" 4/2017
  • Lithography
  • Edition of: 30
  • Size: 51,00 cm x 42,00 cm
  • Production: Felix Bauer, Cologne
  • CHF 400.00
  • available
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Series

  • Alle 4 Arbeiten (1-4/(2017)
  • Edition of: 30
  • Production: Felix Bauer, Cologne
  • CHF 1400.00
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The British artist Richard Deacon is known for his sculptural works in ceramics, steel, aluminium and wood. In 2015 the Kunstmuseum Winterthur showed a large exhibition of his work ("On The Other Side").
He has now created four lithographs for the Edition VFO. "On The Town" 1-4 show hatchings, patterns, structures and "Gestalt" in black, blue, red and green. The artist was inspired - as the title suggests - by an urban landscape. Deacon sees in the four sheets urban, unlimited surfaces without horizons. By this, however, he means not only architecture, but also the hustle and bustle of the city. "To be on the town" also means being (in the city) in the exit, partying, partying.
With rhythmically set strokes or an unseparated line, Deacon evokes a view of the unrestrained city: angular, soft, hard. The barely noticeable, slight blurring of works 2 and 4 is caused by the double pressure of the chalk drawing (1x coloured, 1x black). A soft flickering becomes perceptible.
For the British artist London is THE city. It is said: "Who's tired of London, is tired of life" (whoever finds London boring, finds life boring). The graphics are a (silent) force of movement and life and, as with London, you can't get enough of it.


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