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Alexandra Wejchert, b.1921

Green Lines1974

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
Dimensions80 x 111.5 x 105 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation 2010, Bank of Ireland Art Collection, 2010
Item NumberIMMA.3280
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Alexandra Wejchert, Green Lines, 1974, Perspex, raised on a black painted timber base and stand, 80 x 111.5 x 105 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation 2010, Bank of Ireland Art Collection, 2010

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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 lived in Italy and France before moving to Ireland in 1965. 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. She also exhibited extensively nationally and internationally. — View Artist »