Ocula MagazineContentsView All
Featured ContentView All
Sandrine Colard on the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale Ocula Conversation Sandrine Colard on the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the largest Francophone nation in Africa with vast resources and nearly 80 million inhabitants, is a place where commodities play a vital role in the national economy and the country's significance on the world stage. This is the context from which the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale (24 October–24 November...

Fade out copy.
Read More
52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS Symposium Brings Ideas Offline Ocula Report
In collaboration with Artspace Sydney
52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS Symposium Brings Ideas Offline 13 Dec 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

From 20 to 21 July 2019, Artspace Sydney held a two-day symposium that brought artists in conversation with leading curators, writers, activists, academics, diplomats, and journalists from across Asia. The symposium was the final chapter of the 52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS exhibition, publication, website, and Instagram project. Instigated and...

Fade out copy.
Read More
We Are Our Infrastructure, Argues Newly Announced Shanghai Biennale Chief Curator Ocula News We Are Our Infrastructure, Argues Newly Announced Shanghai Biennale Chief Curator 13 December 2019

The Power Station of Art will make a fitting location for Andrés Jaque, whose past projects expose the politics concealed by buried pipes and managed cables. Spanish architect, writer, and curator Andrés Jaque has been named the chief curator of the 13th Shanghai Biennale, which will take place at the Power Station of Art (PSA) from 13 November...

Fade out copy.
Read More
Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight
Sponsored Content | Mazzoleni Gallery
Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough 15 October 2019

Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy. Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...

Fade out copy.
Read More
HomePage Artists

b. 1965, United Kingdom

Tacita Dean Biography

Tacita Dean studied art at the Falmouth School of Art in England, the Supreme School of Fine Art in Athens, and the Slade School of Fine Art in London. In 1998 she was nominated for a Turner Prize and was awarded a DAAD scholarship for Berlin, Germany, in 2000. She has received the following prizes: Aachen Art Prize (2002); Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy (2004); the Sixth Benesse Prize at the 51st Venice Biennale (2005) the Hugo Boss Prize at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2006) and the Kurt Schwitters Prize (2009). Dean has also participated in the Venice Biennale in 2003 and 2005 and Documenta 13 (2012). Her work has been shown internationally at such institutions as the Schaulager, Basel (2006), New Museum, New York (2008), Tate Modern, London (2011), the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Spain (2010), and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC (2001).

Tacita Dean Featured Artworks

The Green Ray, 2001 (For Parkett 62) by Tacita Dean contemporary artwork
Tacita DeanThe Green Ray, 2001 (For Parkett 62), 2001 Colour postcard
10.5 x 14.8 cm
Parkett Enquire about this work
Found Postcard Monoprints (Old Faithful Pillars of Hercules) by Tacita Dean contemporary artwork
Tacita DeanFound Postcard Monoprints (Old Faithful Pillars of Hercules), 2018 Set of 2; printer ink on found postcards
31.1 x 41 x 3.5 cm (incl frame)
Marian Goodman Gallery Enquire about this work
More or Less by Tacita Dean contemporary artwork
Tacita DeanMore or Less, 2011 5 gravures each in 2 parts
225.11 x 149.86 cm
Marian Goodman Gallery Enquire about this work
GAETA, 2015 – Fifty photographs, number 47 by Tacita Dean contemporary artwork
Tacita DeanGAETA, 2015 – Fifty photographs, number 47, 2015 Hand-printed c-print on matte paper, mounted on paper
30 x 45 cm
Marian Goodman Gallery Enquire about this work
Portraits by Tacita Dean contemporary artwork
Tacita DeanPortraits, 2016 16mm colour film, optical sound; 16 mins
Marian Goodman Gallery Enquire about this work

Tacita Dean Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Tacita Dean, Julie Mehretu, Tacita Dean & Julie Mehretu at Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
Closed
8 June–20 July 2018 Tacita Dean, Julie Mehretu Tacita Dean & Julie Mehretu Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris

Tacita Dean Represented By

Tacita Dean In Ocula Magazine

Tacita Dean at Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Ocula Insight Tacita Dean at Marian Goodman Gallery, New York 27 April 2016

Tacita Dean’s most recent show at Marian Goodman Gallery in New York, … my English breath in foreign clouds , featured new drawings, photos, and films. It was presented in three rooms all cleverly linked throughout the exhibition. Upon entering visitors were welcomed to the main gallery with lithographs, and drawings on...

Fade out copy.
Read More
On Film: The Sydney Biennale Report Part Iii Ocula Report On Film: The Sydney Biennale Report Part Iii 9 May 2014 : Stella Rosa McDonald for Ocula

Tacita Dean’s commission for the 19th Biennale of Sydney and Carriageworks, Event for a Stage , sits at the apex of a Biennale whose greatest successes have been in its film, video and performance works. Dean is an artist who courts chance and she described this, her first live work, as being based on a “series of profound...

Fade out copy.
Read More
MMCA Seoul's First Steps Ocula Report MMCA Seoul's First Steps 12 Nov 2013 : Ines Min for Ocula

South Korea’s most anticipated event of the year, the opening of MMCA Seoul, is a milestone for the national museum and local art scene. The new outpost of South Korea’s singular, national contemporary art museum is situated on a minefield of historic structures, set within a zoning law nightmare, and sandwiched between...

Fade out copy.
Read More
Notes On Desire: The 19Th Biennale Of Sydney Ocula Report Notes On Desire: The 19Th Biennale Of Sydney 12 Nov 2013 : Stella Rosa McDonald for Ocula

" Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will ." George Bernard Shaw In 1879, a French postman named Ferdinand Cheval began building an esoteric homage to the beauty of sandstone. On one of his postal rounds, Cheval came across small pieces of...

Fade out copy.
Read More

Tacita Dean In Related Press

View All (7)
Tacita Dean Landscape review – a total eclipse of the senses Related Press Tacita Dean Landscape review – a total eclipse of the senses The Guardian : 14 May 2018

Clouds and stones and clods of light. Mountains in Austria and an ant on a rock in Mexico. Best of all, a long, slow eclipse. The final exhibition in Tacita Dean’s three-part meditation on the portrait (at the National Portrait Gallery), the still life (at the National Gallery) and now Landscape (in three rooms of the new galleries at the Royal...

Fade out copy.
Read More
Tacita Dean’s meditations on a medium Related Press Tacita Dean’s meditations on a medium Apollo Magazine : 24 March 2018

Film–proper, old-fashioned analogue film, screened using one of those hulking projectors that generate nearly as much heat and sound as light–is Tacita Dean’s medium and, in many ways, her subject. Her current exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in London, the institution claims, holds the distinction of being its first ever show ‘to...

Fade out copy.
Read More
Tacita Dean on her three major London shows Related Press Tacita Dean on her three major London shows The Art Newspaper : 13 March 2018

Now, the full scope and richness of Dean’s work is to be revealed in three exhibitions, which mark a unique collaboration between three London museums. In its first exhibition devoted to the moving image, the National Portrait Gallery is showing her film portraits; the Royal Academy of Arts is inaugurating its new galleries in Burlington Gardens...

Fade out copy.
Read More
Tacita Dean: the acclaimed British artist poised to make history Related Press Tacita Dean: the acclaimed British artist poised to make history The Guardian : 11 March 2018

It is tempting to think of Tacita Dean as a witchy presence in the world, a diviner of hidden forces. Her chosen medium is an antique one: spooled film. Waiting is a big part of her method, and watching; there is also an alertness to chance and coincidence. She is a lifelong collector of four-leaf clovers; a sometime chaser of solar eclipses. One...

Fade out copy.
Read More

Be among the first to know when new artworks and exhibitions by Tacita Dean are added to Ocula.

WeChat

Scan the QR Code via WeChat to follow Ocula's official account.

Scan to follow Ocula on WeChat.
iCal GoogleYahooOutlook