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Donovan Wylie, b.1971

‘Don’t Be Cruel’, Athlone, County Westmeath1988

‘Don’t Be Cruel’, Athlone, County Westmeath is a 1988 work by Donovan Wylie. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumSilver Gelatin print on fibre paper
Dimensions 30.3 x 40.5 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2006
Item NumberIMMA.2193
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Image Caption
Donovan Wylie, ‘Don’t Be Cruel’, Athlone, County Westmeath, 1988, Silver Gelatin print on fibre paper, 30.3 x 40.5 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2006

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

About the Artist

Donovan Wylie b.1971

Northern Irish photographer Donovan Wylie (born 1971) began taking photographs in his teens. From an early trip around Ireland which resulted in his first book ‘32 Counties’ Wylie’s photographic output has explored themes of history, identity and the architecture of conflict in locations including Northern Ireland, Spain, Russia, China, Russia, Slovakia, Israel, and Yugoslavia. Wylie became a member of Magnum Photos agency in 1998. His work has been exhibited at venues including IMMA; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
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