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Events Calendar > October 2017

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Talks, Lectures and Events

01 Sep - 29 Nov 2017 Curators Lunchtime Talk Series : Drop In
Join IMMAs in house curators for an insightful walkthrough of current exhibitions in the galleries ...

12 Oct 2017 Curators Talk & Preview / William Crozier: The Edge of the Landscape
Sean Kissane, Curator, Exhibitions, IMMA, introduces the retrospective of William Crozier. Kissane considers the darkerimpetus behind Crozier’s early works that continued throughout Crozier’s career ...

18 Oct - 30 Apr 2018 TCD & IMMA: LUCIAN FREUD LECTURE SERIES / MARTIN GAYFORD
To launch the TCD/IMMA Lucian Freud Public Talk Series (2017 – 2018) distinguished art critic Martin Gayford presents a keynote lecture on his experience as one of Lucian Freud’s sitters, giving a deeper insight into the working methodologies and the psychological processes of this seminal artist ...

21 Oct - 09 Dec 2017 IMMA Collection: Lucian Freud / Reading Group
In conjunction with the TCD - TRIARC & IMMA: Lucian Freud Lecture Series (2017 – 2018), a monthly reading group will be held at IMMA and its onsite Freud Centre over the coming months. Led by writer and researcher Nathan O Donnell, these monthly sessions take their cues from the talks series, with a selection of readings that pursue tangents and illuminate aspects of Freuds life and work. ...

Collection

20 Oct - 07 Jan 2018 IMMA Collection: Freud Project, 2016 – 2021
The IMMA Collection has secured a significant five-year loan of 50 works by one of the greatest realist painters of the 20th century, Lucian Freud (1922-2011). The works, on loan from private collections, will be presented in a series of exhibitions in a dedicated Freud Centre in IMMA’s Garden Galleries for five years, 2016 - 2021. All 50 works will be shown during the first year. ...

13 Jul - 26 Nov 2017 Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection
Hennessy Ireland and IMMA have announced the four artists whose works have been selected to be purchased by The Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection 2017. Mark Garry, Mairéad McClean, Ciarán Murphy and Yuri Pattison will see their works added to the IMMA National Collection of Contemporary and Modern Art for the first time. ...

13 Oct - 30 Sep 2018 IMMA Collection, Coast-lines
Drawing on the paradox implicit in the word ‘coastline’ - for never has a coast followed a linear course - the title of this exhibition throws a line around a display of diverse artworks and archival materials that explore similar ideas. Coast-lines will explore our sense of place, perception, representation and memory, as well as works which examine language and other systems that attempt to map what our senses perceive. ...

Exhibitions

21 Oct - 07 Jan 2018 IMMA Collection Freud Project, 2016 – 2021
IMMA has secured a significant five-year loan of 50 works by one of the greatest realist painters of the 20th century, Lucian Freud (1922-2011). The works, on loan from private collections, will be presented in a series of exhibitions in a dedicated Freud Centre in IMMA’s Garden Galleries for five years, 2016 - 2021. All 50 works will be shown during the first year. ...

16 Jun - 15 Oct 2017 Nan Goldin, Weekend Plans
Nan Goldin is one of the most compelling and internationally renowned photographers working today. 'Weekend Plans' features both iconic and as yet unseen works by Goldin, ranging from the 1970s to 2016. ...

16 Jun - 15 Oct 2017 Vivienne Dick, 93% STARDUST
A survey exhibition of Vivienne Dick’s work comprising selected films from the ‘No Wave’ period including Guérillère Talks (1978) and Liberty’s Booty (1980). Recent film works include The Irreducible Difference of the Other (2013) and Red Moon Rising (2015). Dick also premieres her new film work Augenblick made in 2017. ...

13 Jul - 26 Nov 2017 Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection
The Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection supports the acquisition of works by Irish or Irish based artists who are not yet in the IMMA Collection. The 2017 selection includes artists Mark Garry, Mairéad McClean, Ciarán Murphy and Yuri Pattison. ...

15 Sep - 19 Nov 2017 noon
The Project Spaces presents noon, an amalgam of heritage and contemporary influences reflecting the IMMA/RHK site and its various domestic functions. Inhabited since 1684, the Royal Hospital’s previous occupants were veterans, whilst these days it’s residential artists. ...

13 Oct - 30 Sep 2018 IMMA Collection: Coast-Lines
Drawing on the paradox implicit in the word ‘coastline’ - for never has a coast followed a linear course - the title of this exhibition throws a line around a 12 month programme of changing displays of artworks and archival material that will explore our sense of place, perception, representation and memory. ...

13 Oct - 08 Apr 2018 William Crozier: The Edge of the Landscape
IMMA presents a major retrospective of the Scottish-born, Irish artist William Crozier (1930-2011). Best-known in Ireland for the lyrical landscapes he made close to his home in West Cork from the mid-1980s, this exhibition will present these familiar works against a backdrop of his early work inspired by the Existentialist movement and the anxieties of the post-war period ...

13 Oct - 30 Sep 2018 Lennon, Porous Plane
'Porous Plane' will include a range of work by Irish artist Lennon (b.1947), from the 1970s to the present day such as Folded Unfolded (1972), 1/3/92B (1992) and a recent Al13 painting. ...

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