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Aileen MacKeogh, 1952–2005

Linear Leaves1982

Linear Leaves is a 1982 work by Aileen MacKeogh. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumTwigs, perspex and resin
Dimensions Unframed, 44.5 x 33.7 x 32.7 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.294 GL
Copyright Denis Mortell Photography
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Aileen MacKeogh, Linear Leaves, 1982, Twigs, perspex and resin, Unframed, 44.5 x 33.7 x 32.7 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

Aileen MacKeogh 1952–2005

Irish sculptor Aileen MacKeogh attended the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, and Southern Illinois University. Combining bronze, steel, stone, porcelain and glass, her work addresses ideas of domesticity and the fragility of human life. MacKeogh was the chairperson of the Irish Exhibition of Living Art between 1983 and 1987. She was the first director of Arthouse, Temple Bar, and served as Head of Art, Design and Media at Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology.

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