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Liam O'Callaghan, b.1968

Chaos and Dreams Yet to Come2005

‘Chaos and dreams yet to come (2005) is an attempt to visualise
and manifest the intangible and abstract emotion that is “hope”,
which occurs within a seemingly orderless and chaotic backdrop.’1

1 Liam O’Callaghan,
artist’s statement, 2011

MediumMixed media
Dimensions Unframed
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2006
Item NumberIMMA.1956
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Liam O'Callaghan, Chaos and Dreams Yet to Come, 2005, Mixed media, Unframed, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2006

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

About the Artist

Liam O'Callaghan b.1968

Irish artist Liam O’Callaghan uses photography, projection, installation and books in his art practice to consider questions of what we value and why, and interrogate ideas of success, preciousness, beauty, quality and importance. O’Callaghan has exhibited nationally and internationally since 2000, including solo exhibitions at Belfry Gallery, Aalst; Rasche Ripken Gallery, Berlin; the RHA, and Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin. He participated in IMMA’s Artists’ Residency Programme in 2004.

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