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William McKeown, 1962–2011

Open Drawing – Primrose # 22003

Open Drawing – Primrose # 2 is a 2003 work by William McKeown. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumColouring pencil on paper
Dimensions Unframed, 28.5 x 26 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2004
Item NumberIMMA.2867
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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William McKeown, Open Drawing – Primrose # 2, 2003, Colouring pencil on paper, Unframed, 28.5 x 26 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2004

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

About the Artist

William McKeown 1962–2011

Irish painter William McKeown studied at Central St Martins School of Art and Design, London, Glasgow School of Art, and the University of Ulster, Belfast. McKeown’s near abstract paintings explore states of mind and qualities of nature. McKeown has exhibited extensively including solo exhibitions at the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin; Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, and Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane. A major solo exhibition of his paintings and drawing was held at IMMA in 2008.

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