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Helen Comerford, 1945–2024

Burren Series1986

Burren Series is a 1986 work by Helen Comerford. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumCollage mixed media on paper
Dimensions Unframed, 66 x 55 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Maire and Maurice Foley, 2000
Item NumberIMMA.1456 FD
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Helen Comerford, Burren Series, 1986, Collage mixed media on paper, Unframed, 66 x 55 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Maire and Maurice Foley, 2000

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

About the Artist

Helen Comerford 1945–2024

Born Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny in 1945, Helen Comerford studied at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Belfast College of Art and Design and Akademie Voor Beeldende Kunst, Utrecht, Netherlands. Having started as a sculptor, for the past two decades she has worked as a painter in encaustics. Her work is represented in many public and private collections, including:  The Arts Council of Ireland, Butler Gallery, and Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane.

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