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.
A FAIR LAND or/and a Courgette based economy
IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art) and Grizedale Arts (UK) have collaborated to create an extraordinary new project in 2016 that examines the function of art. Echoing the role artists and the European Arts and Crafts movement played in creating and articulating a new vision for Ireland pre-1916 this project takes shape as a visual and working installation in IMMA’s iconic courtyard from 12 – 28 August 2016.
14 Jul 2016
The Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection
Hennessy Ireland and IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art) announce a new multi-year partnership and acquisition fund to purchase works by Irish and Irish based artists that are not yet part of the IMMA National Collection of Contemporary and Modern Art.