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Collection > Past Exhibitions

List of past Collection exhibitions sorted in descending order by date, most recent appears first

01 May 2015
26 Jul 2015
IMMA Collection: Fragments
This exhibition borrows its title from Philosopher Walter Benjamin’s comparison of the work of translation to re-assembling fragments of a broken vase – the individual fragments must come together, but need not be like each other. This could also be taken as an allegory for exhibition making, or collecting.

06 Jun 2014
09 Nov 2014
Group Co-ordination
Caroline McCarthy’s remarkable site-specific installation, Group Coordination (Red), 2011, lends its title to an exhibition of works selected from the IMMA Collection and which includes three recent pieces on loan from the artist's studio.

06 Jun 2014
04 May 2015
IMMA Collection: Conversations
Conversations is a selection of diverse displays from the IMMA Collection that present the idea of dialogue on a number of levels.

03 May 2014
15 Jun 2014
Beverly Semmes: Big Silver and One Green Leaf
For this exhibition we are delighted to present a work from the IMMA Collection in an expanded context. IMMA approached the New York-based artist Beverly Semmes, who has collaborated with us on this project, and has generously lent work from her studio and has given unprecedented access to her archive.

08 Mar 2014
11 May 2014
Vong Phaophanit: Line Writing
IMMA is delighted to be re-installing Line Writing by Vong Phaophanit which continues the presentation of complex single-room installations made for the IMMA building.

12 Oct 2013
13 Apr 2014
One Foot in the Real World
Drawing on IMMA’s Collection, One Foot in the Real World, includes works that explore the urban environment, the everyday or the domestic. Elements of architecture and design recur as points of departure in the works; such as bricks; the keyhole; the window; the door and the table.

28 Feb 2013
19 May 2013
Changing States: Contemporary Irish Art & Francis Bacon’s Studio
Showing at BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels: This exhibition draws on the impressive collections of Ireland’s two leading institutions for the collection and presentation of modern and contemporary art, IMMA and Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane.

08 Aug 2012
09 Sep 2012
Not I: An installation by Neil Jordan
This unique film-based installation, directed by Neil Jordan and featuring the American actress Julianne Moore, is based on Samuel Beckett's play Not I, 1972.

31 May 2012
02 Sep 2012
Time out of Mind
IMMA will have a city centre presence for the first time in its new exhibition space at the National Concert Hall (NCH) in Earlsfort Terrace. The building’s history as a medical school has inspired a new exhibition from IMMA’s Collection, Time out of Mind, curated as an open composition that will allow multiple readings and experiences.

27 May 2011
16 Oct 2011
As part of the celebrations marking the Museum's 20th-anniversary, Twenty, is an exhibition featuring twenty younger generation Irish and international artists whose work is seen increasingly on the international stage.

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