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Michael Dean

Michael Dean was born in 1977 in Newcastle Upon Tyne and now lives and works in London.

In 2016, Dean was nominated for the Turner Prize and in 2017, he exhibited as part of the fifth edition of Skulptur Projekte Münster. In 2018, Dean will have a solo show at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead. In 2019, he will have a solo exhibition at the Museo Tamayo, Mexico City.

Recent solo exhibitions include Teaxths and Angeruage, Portikus, Frankfurt (2017); Lost True Leaves, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas (2016) and Sic Glyphs, South London Gallery, London (2016).

‘I can’t even start to speak of what Hepworth means to me as an artist but I’m properly chuffed to have the chance to contribute to the f***ing amazing work The Hepworth Wakefield is doing.’

Michael Dean, Tender Tender, 2017. Installation view, Skulptur Projekte Münster. Courtesy the artist, Herald St, London, Supportico Lopez, Berlin and Mendes Wood, São Paulo. Photo Henning Rogge
Michael Dean, Turner Prize, 2016. Installation view, Tate Britain. Courtesy the artist, Herald St, London, Supportico Lopez, Berlin and Mendes Wood, São Paulo © Tate, photo Joe Humphrys

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