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Female is a 1969 work by Frank Morris. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumCarved wood
Dimensions Unframed, 31.3 x 27 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.327 GL
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Frank Morris, Female, 1969, Carved wood, Unframed, 31.3 x 27 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992

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

About the Artist

Frank Morris 1928–1970

Irish artist Frank Morris studied architecture at Dublin Institute of Technology before turning to sculpture. In 1960 Morris married the painter Camille Souter and moved to Co. Wicklow, where they set up their home and studio White Pier’. Morris taught at St Columba’s College, Rathfarnham, from the late 1960s. One of his pupils, and later his apprentice, Michael Warren described Morris’s approach to sculpture as the gradual removal of layers of wood to uncover an essential form at the core.

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