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Michael Bulfin, b.1939

Atom Smasher1969

Atom Smasher is a 1969 work by Michael Bulfin. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumPainted metal
Dimensions 91.8 x 195.3 x 153.9 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.144 GL
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Image Caption
Michael Bulfin, Atom Smasher, 1969, Painted metal, 91.8 x 195.3 x 153.9 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992

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

About the Artist

Michael Bulfin b.1939

Irish artist Michael Bulfin studied environmental science at University College Dublin before attending Yale University. He represented Ireland at the Paris Biennale in 1971. Bulfin served as chairman of the Project Arts Centre from 1972 to 1976, and the Sculptors' Society of Ireland from 1984 to 1992. Bulfin has won many public sculpture competitions and contributed to several environmental and land art projects, including West Cork Sculpture Trail; Kraakamarken 'Art in Nature', Aarhus, Denmark; Castlewellan Forest Park, Northern Ireland and Sculpture in the Parklands, Offaly.
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