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Emma Amos, b.1938

American Girl1974

American Girl is a 1974 work by Emma Amos. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumEtching, aquatint
Dimensions57 x 76 cmFramed: 67.5 x 88 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015
EditionA/PX
Item NumberIMMA.3889
Not on view
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Emma Amos, American Girl, 1974, Etching, aquatint, 57 x 76 cmFramed: 67.5 x 88 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015

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About the Artist

Emma Amos b.1938

Painter, printmaker and weaver Emma Amos grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and moved to New York in 1960. Four years later, she joined 'Spiral', a collective of black artists engaged with the civil rights movement and the plight of blacks in America. From 1980, until her retirement in 2008, Amos taught at the Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers University. Her work has been exhibited internationally and is included in public collections throughout America.
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