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Chris Steele-Perkins, b.1947

Outside Divis Flats, West Belfast1978

Outside Divis Flats, West Belfast is a 1978 work by Chris Steele-Perkins. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumSilver Gelatin print on fibre paper
Dimensions30.4 x 50.5 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2006
Item NumberIMMA.2189
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Image Caption
Chris Steele-Perkins, Outside Divis Flats, West Belfast, 1978, Silver Gelatin print on fibre paper, 30.4 x 50.5 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2006

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

About the Artist

Chris Steele-Perkins b.1947

British photographer Chris Steele-Perkins (born 1947) was born in Rangoon, Burma . His family moved to London in 1949. Steele-Perkins studied psychology at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. In 1971 he began working as a freelance photographer in London. He joined the Paris-based agency Viva in 1976. In 1979 Steele-Perkins joined Magnum and began working extensively in the Third World. Steele-Perkins has published over a dozen photographic books and won numerous awards. His work is included in major collections including the Victoria & Albert Museum, London; the Photographers’ Gallery, London; the National Portrait Gallery, London; and Tokyo Fuji Art Museum.
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