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Norah McGuinness, b.1901

Shore Pools1965

Shore Pools is a 1965 work by Norah McGuinness. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions 71.6 x 101 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.292 GL
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Image Caption
Norah McGuinness, Shore Pools, 1965, Oil on canvas, 71.6 x 101 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

Norah McGuinness 1901–1980

Derry born artist Norah McGuinness attended the Metropolitan School of Art, Dublin, and Chelsea Polytechnic, London. She moved to Paris to study under cubist painter André Lhote in 1929. McGuinness returned to Ireland in 1937. A founder member of the Irish Exhibition of Living Art in 1943, she succeeded Mainie Jellett as president in 1944, a position she held for over twenty years. McGuinness, together with Nano Reid, represented Ireland at the Venice Biennale in 1950. A major retrospective exhibition of her work was held at Trinity College, Dublin, in 1968. Her work featured in IMMA’s 2013 ‘Analysing Cubism’ exhibition.
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