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Michael Kenny, 1941–1999

Study for “Tranquil Night II”1980

Study for “Tranquil Night II” is a 1980 work by Michael Kenny. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumPolished aluminium, bronze and pencil
Dimensions 13.5 x 31.9 x 32 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.269 GL
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Image Caption
Michael Kenny, Study for “Tranquil Night II”, 1980, Polished aluminium, bronze and pencil, 13.5 x 31.9 x 32 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

Michael Kenny 1941–1999

English artist and sculptor Michael Kenny entered the Liverpool College of Art in 1959 and went on to study at the Slade School of Fine Art, London. His contemplative geometric stone works address the isolation of the human condition. Kenny lectured at the Slade School throughout the 1970s. He served as Head of the Fine Art Department at Goldsmiths College, London between 1983 and 1988. Kenny was elected Associate of the Royal Academy in 1976, and a Royal Academician in 1986.
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