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Brian Maguire, b.1951

Cages of Self1985

Cages of Self is a 1985 work by Brian Maguire. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumAcrylic on canvas
Dimensions 172 x 115 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Maire and Maurice Foley, 2000
Item NumberIMMA.892 FD
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Brian Maguire, Cages of Self, 1985, Acrylic on canvas, 172 x 115 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

Brian Maguire b.1951

Brian Maguire expressionist paintings address issues of social injustice and malfunction. He has worked with marginalised groups in institutions in Ireland, Poland and the US. Maguire represented Ireland at the São Paolo Biennale in 1998. He was appointed Professor of the Fine Art Faculty of the National College of Art and Design in 2000 and is an elected member of Aosdána.
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