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Brian King, b.1942

Cloon Project (record of an environmental sculpture project at Cloon, Co Wicklow)1980

above is an installation shot including Brian Kings “Cloon Project”, it is seen here on the wall, far right, in a grouping of works which were part of “Fragments between Modernisms / Fragments and Objects”, a section within IMMA’s exhibition Fragments which was curated in collaboration with artist Alan Phelan.

Medium14 photographs on card, tape, varnish
Dimensions63.3 x 110.4 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.270 GL
Image Caption
Brian King, Cloon Project (record of an environmental sculpture project at Cloon, Co Wicklow), 1980, 14 photographs on card, tape, varnish, 63.3 x 110.4 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992

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About the Artist

Brian King b.1942

Irish sculptor Brian King studied at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, where he later served as Head of the Department of Sculpture from 1984 to 2004. His large-scale painted metal sculptures imbue abstract geometric form with the emotions and movement of colour. King exhibited extensively in Ireland and Europe from the 1960s. He showed at the Irish Exhibition of Living Art from 1964 to 1978, and represented Ireland at the Paris Biennale in 1969 and 1983. His work is held in many public collections including Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane; Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork, and the University of Ulster.
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