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Janet Mullarney, 1952–2020

Alpha and Omega2003

Janet Mullarney trained as a furniture restorer in Italy before becoming a well-known and innovative wood-sculptor. Her work draws on history and personal experience of life in Catholic Ireland and Italy which she expresses in her sculptures and installations, using a mixture of traditional techniques, found or recycled objects and new materials.

MediumPlexiglass shelves, led lights, bronze
Dimensions Unframed, 90 x 15 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2004
Item NumberIMMA.1658
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Janet Mullarney, Alpha and Omega, 2003, Plexiglass shelves, led lights, bronze, Unframed, 90 x 15 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2004

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Janet Mullarney 1952–2020

Irish artist Janet Mullarney (born 1952) studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti and Scuola Professionale di Intaglio in Florence. Incorporating an extensive range of materials including bronze, wood, plaster, foam, cloth, glass and wax, her dynamic sculptural works reference religious iconography, art history and human relationships. Mullarney’s work is represented in many public collections including that of the Arts Council, the OPW, and Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane. She divides her time between studios in Ireland and Italy.
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