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Tacita Dean RA

Tacita Dean RA

Tacita Dean RA is an internationally renowned artist, holding three exhibitions simultaneously in 2018 focusing on distinct areas of her artistic practice: LANDSCAPE, PORTRAIT, STILL LIFE.

Artist profile

Tacita Dean RA graduated from Falmouth School of Art in 1988, studied at the Supreme School of Fine Art, Athens, and took her Masters at the Slade School of Fine Art 1990 – 1992.

Although trained as a painter, Dean works primarily with film. Her poignant narratives, which fuse fiction and reality, are imbued with elliptical allusions. Her abiding themes are the sea and architectural relics.

She was awarded the 2006 Hugo Boss Prize, the DAAD Fellowship, and in 1998 was short-listed for the Turner Prize. In 2011-12, her piece FILM was featured in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern as part of the Unilever series. She was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2013.

In 2018, Dean will be displaying three exhibihitions simulataneously: STILL LIFE at the National Gallery, PORTRAIT at the National Portrait Gallery and LANDSCAPE at the Royal Academy of Arts.

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