British-born artist Richard Deacon ranks as one of the most important sculptors in contemporary art. His profound interest in the nature of materials and the ways in which they can be manipulated, as well as his innovative approach to form, make him one of the most inventive artists working today.
Film-maker Claudia Schmid has been observing Richard Deacon’s work for two years. Mutual understanding and trust between the two individuals grew during this intense time, making it possible to portray this shy artist, even in quiet moments away from the public eye. All of which results in a unique insight into the personality of the artist and his work.
Screening of the documentary film (from 17.00) will be followed by a talk with Richard Deacon and his guests (from 19.00): Magdalena Jetelová, Milena Kalinovská, Magdalena Juříková, Claudia Schmid and Julian Heynen.
Organised by Galerie Hlavního města Prahy a Městská knihovna v Praze.
Don't miss Rechard Deacon's exhibition FREE ASSEMBLY that is on show in the Municipal Library untill 17 September 2017.