ROSC 50 – 1967 / 2017 | Fifty years following the start of the Rosc Exhibitions
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Rosc exhibition in Ireland. These pivotal, and often controversial, exhibitions were the first major series of large scale international art exhibitions in Ireland, at a time when Ireland did not have a National Museum of Contemporary Art. Rosc took place approximately every four years between 1967 and 1988, with IMMA being founded in 1991.
As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics
Featuring an exciting selection of modern masterworks and landmark contemporary art works by Hilma af Klint, Wassily Kandinsky, Steve McQueen, Bruce Nauman, Sigmar Polke, Cameron - many being shown for the first time in Ireland - and new commissions created specifically for this exhibition by Linder, Matt Copson, Stephan Doitschinoff, Alan Butler and others.
IMMA announces programme for 2017
IMMA announces a major international group exhibition in 2017 examining the role of spirituality in art 'As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics'
alongside landmark solo exhibitions from Nan Goldin (US), Vivienne Dick (IRL),
Jac Leirner (Brazil), Rodney Graham (CA) and William Crozier (UK/IRL.
23 Nov 2016
Turner Prize Winner Duncan Campbell presents his new Irish film at IMMA this November
Following his first major exhibition in Dublin at IMMA in 2014, IMMA is delighted to present a new film work by Irish-born artist Duncan Campbell. Entitled The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy this is the artist’s first film based in the Republic of Ireland and his first new work since winning the Turner Prize in 2014; when he was the first Irish born artist to do so.
21 Nov 2016
The Artist and the State – International Symposium at IMMA
Leading speakers and art practitioners from Ireland and around the world will gather in IMMA this Saturday 26 November as part of an international symposium that seeks to examine the very timely and relevant topic of national identity. This one day will interrogate how artists are helping us to conceive new formations of the state while looking at the legacies of how we have been governed.
IMMA Collection: Freud Project 2016-2021
IMMA is delighted to present an exhibition of 50 works by one of the greatest realist painters of the 20th-century, Lucian Freud (1922-2011). The IMMA Collection: Freud Project features a selection of 30 of the artist’s finest paintings, and 20 works on paper. The works, on loan to the IMMA Collection from Private Collections, are presented in a dedicated Freud Centre in IMMA’s Garden Galleries for five years, with all 50 works on display over the first 12 months.