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Norah McGuinness, b.1901

Bird Table1969

Bird Table is a 1969 work by Norah McGuinness. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions72 x 102 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Heritage Gift by Bank of Ireland, 1999
Item NumberIMMA.1274
Not on view
Image Caption
Norah McGuinness, Bird Table, 1969, Oil on canvas, 72 x 102 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Heritage Gift by Bank of Ireland, 1999

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About the Artist

Norah McGuinness 1901–1980

Derry born artist Norah McGuinness attended the Metropolitan School of Art, Dublin, and Chelsea Polytechnic, London. She moved to Paris to study under cubist painter André Lhote in 1929. McGuinness returned to Ireland in 1937. A founder member of the Irish Exhibition of Living Art in 1943, she succeeded Mainie Jellett as president in 1944, a position she held for over twenty years. McGuinness, together with Nano Reid, represented Ireland at the Venice Biennale in 1950. A major retrospective exhibition of her work was held at Trinity College, Dublin, in 1968. Her work featured in IMMA’s 2013 ‘Analysing Cubism’ exhibition. — View Artist »