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John Golding, 1929–2012

Drawing 79171979

Drawing 7917 is a 1979 work by John Golding. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumMixed media, body colour and chalk on paper
Dimensions 76 x 105.1 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.221 GL
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Image Caption
John Golding, Drawing 7917, 1979, Mixed media, body colour and chalk on paper, 76 x 105.1 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992

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About the Artist

John Golding 1929–2012

British painter, art historian and curator John Golding was born in England and raised in Mexico. He studied Art and Classical Archaeology at the University of Toronto and in Art History at the Courtauld Institute, London. Golding was an international specialist on Cubism and was widely published on the subject. He was senior curator for two ground-breaking Picasso exhibitions at Tate Modern in 1994 and 2002. He also taught at the Courtauld Institute and the Royal College of Art.

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