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Wejchert’s large-scale sculptural works in innovative materials including coloured perspex, plexiglass and neon became emblematic of the new spirit of progress in 1970s Ireland. Wejchert received many major commissions from businesses and institutions including, Irish Life; the Bank of Ireland; University College Dublin, and Trinity College Dublin.

MediumPerspex, raised on a black painted timber base and stand
Dimensions Unframed, 80 x 111.5 x 105 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Bank of Ireland Art Collection, 2010
Item NumberIMMA.3280
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Alexandra Wejchert, Green Lines, 1974, Perspex, raised on a black painted timber base and stand, Unframed, 80 x 111.5 x 105 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Bank of Ireland Art Collection, 2010

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

About the Artist

Alexandra Wejchert 1921–1995

Polish artist Alexandra Wejchert studied architecture at Warsaw University and art at the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw. She moved Ireland in 1965. Wejchert’s large-scale sculptural works in coloured perspex, plexiglass and neon became emblematic of the new spirit of progress in 1970s Ireland. Wejchert received many major commissions from businesses and institutions including, Irish Life; the Bank of Ireland; University College Dublin, and Trinity College Dublin.

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