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Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume V: Twentieth Century

by  Catherine MarshallPeter Murray
€ 110.00

Book Details

Published by Royal Irish Academy

May 2015

ISBN: 9780300179231

An examination of the works of art created in twentieth century Ireland and the critical contexts from which they came. Focusing on painting, photography and new media, this volume considers the work of recent conceptual and digital artists as well as those who have used more traditional techniques. Definitive biographies of many of the key artists of the era are included, and the volume also addresses the main political and social issues that lay behind twentieth-century Irish art. Through its many fine illustrations, it recreates the vibrancy of the art world of the period.

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About the authors

Catherine Marshall

Catherine Marshall is an art historian, curator and critical writer. She was adviser to the Arts Council's Touring Experiment and she was appointed as first head of collections at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in 1995.

Peter Murray

Peter Murray is director of the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, and a member of the National Council of Cultural Institutions. He has published widely, in addition to curating many exhibitions of twentieth-century and contemporary Irish art.