Jeremy Deller in conversation with Louisa Buck

To celebrate the publication of his new book Art is Magic (Profile Books Ltd, 2023), artist Jeremy Deller (BA 1988) will be in conversation with writer and broadcaster Louisa Buck (MA 1983) discussing some of the key works from his career alongside the art, pop music, film, politics and history that have inspired him as well as his favourite works from The Courtauld’s collection.

Signed copies of Art is Magic are available to pre-order when booking for this event and can be collected on the night – Friends and Patrons get 10% discount too!

Jeremy Deller

Jeremy Deller studied Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art and at Sussex University. He won the Turner Prize in 2004 for his work Memory Bucket and represented Britain in the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013.

His projects, such as The Battle of Orgreave (2001), We’re Here Because We’re Here (2016) and the documentary Everybody in the Place: An Incomplete History of Britain 1984-1992 (2019), have influenced the conventional map of contemporary art.

Louisa Buck

Courtauld alumnus Louisa Buck is a writer and broadcaster on contemporary art. She is a Contributing Editor and Art Correspondent for The Art Newspaper and a regular reviewer and commentator on BBC radio and TV. Her articles have appeared in publications ranging from the Guardian and Vogue to Frieze and Artforum. Buck was a judge for the 2005 Turner Prize and is a founding member of The Gallery Climate Coalition.

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Mon 12 June 2023

18.45 – 20.00

The Courtauld, Somerset House

Ticket price

£30 Friends, Patrons and guests
Includes complimentary welcome drink


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Jeremy Deller: Art is Magic

Following the talk, Jeremy will be signing copies of his new book. You can pre-order your copy when booking your tickets online or by following the below link.
You can also pick up a copy on the night – Friends get 10% discount and a FREE Art is Magic tote bag designed by Jeremy Deller with every purchase.

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