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Column is a 1981 work by Eilis O'Connell. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

Medium23 white marble blocks on steel core
Dimensions189.6 x 16.1 x 16 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.340 GL
Image Caption
Eilis O'Connell, Column, 1981, 23 white marble blocks on steel core, 189.6 x 16.1 x 16 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992

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About the Artist

Eilis O'Connell b.1953

Born in Derry, Eilis O'Connell studied at the Crawford School of Art, Cork, and Massachusetts College of Art, Boston. O’Connell’s totem-like sculptural works explore the combination of materials such as bronze and fibre glass, with organic debris from the natural environment. O’Connell represented Ireland at the Paris Biennale in 1982 and the Sao Paolo Biennale in 1985. She is a founder director of the national sculpture factory in Cork, a former member of the Arts Council of Ireland, a member of Aosdána, and of the RHA.
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