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Micheal Farrell, b.1940

Real Pressé Series1971

Real Pressé Series is a 1971 work by Micheal Farrell. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumOil on canvas
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Heritage Gift by Bank of Ireland, 1999
Item NumberIMMA.1267
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Micheal Farrell, Real Pressé Series, 1971, Oil on canvas, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Heritage Gift by Bank of Ireland, 1999

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About the Artist

Micheal Farrell 1940–2000

Irish artist Michael Farrell attended Central St. Martin's College of Art, London. His paintings juxtaposed an abstracted pop art style with Irish images and he became extremely successful commercially towards the end of the 1960s. He represented Ireland at the Paris Biennale in 1967. Farrell relocated to France in 1971. He maintained a love-hate relationship with Ireland and the escalating violence in the north during the 1970s profoundly influenced his work. Elected a member of Aosdána in 1987, Farrell exhibited regularly at the Taylor Galleries and his work is included in many private and public collections. — View Artist »