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Brian O'Doherty, 1928–2022

Five Identities2002

Five Identities is a 2002 work by Brian O'Doherty.

MediumC-Print mounted on aluminium
Dimensions Image size, 124.5 x 124.5 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2022
Item NumberIMMA.4420
Copyright © The Artist's Estate | Denis Mortell Photography
For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Brian O'Doherty, Five Identities, 2002, C-Print mounted on aluminium, Image size, 124.5 x 124.5 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2022

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

About the Artist

Brian O'Doherty 1928–2022

Brian O’Doherty was born in Ireland and moved to New York in 1957. A qualified medical doctor, O’Doherty became renowned as an artist, writer, television host, and educator. Consistently exploring the multiple nature of identity, he adopted various personae, notably 'Patrick Ireland', who was buried at IMMA in 2008. Major retrospectives of O’Doherty/Ireland’s work were held at the National Museum of American Art, Dublin City Gallery, the Hugh Lane and the Grey Art Gallery, New York. Brian O'Doherty died at his apartment in Manhattan on Monday 7th of November 2022, at the age of 94.

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