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Avis Newman, b.1946

Studies for Webs (Backlight Series) I1994

Studies for Webs (Backlight Series) I is a 1994 work by Avis Newman.

MediumInk, pigment, acrylic on paper
Dimensions Unframed, 32 x 32.5 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Loan, Weltkunst Foundation, 1995
Item NumberL.2008.1.018
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Avis Newman, Studies for Webs (Backlight Series) I, 1994, Ink, pigment, acrylic on paper, Unframed, 32 x 32.5 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Loan, Weltkunst Foundation, 1995

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

About the Artist

Avis Newman b.1946

English painter, sculptor and curator Avis Newman began exhibiting in London in the early 1980s. She has since exhibited worldwide including at the Saatchi Gallery, London, The Drawing Centre, New York, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. Her work is held in numerous collections including that of Tate Collection, London, and the Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon. She is Professor at Wimbledon School of Art and Lecturer at the Rijks Academy, Amsterdam.

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