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Bea McMahon, b.1972

The Descent2008

The Descent is a 2008 work by Bea McMahon. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumMixed Media
Dimensions32 x 28 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Assisted Purchase Fund:it, 2011
Item NumberIMMA.3321
Not on view
Image Caption
Bea McMahon, The Descent, 2008, Mixed Media, 32 x 28 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Assisted Purchase Fund:it, 2011

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About the Artist

Bea McMahon b.1972

Irish artist Bea McMahon studied mathematics at Trinity College Dublin, mathematical physics at University College Dublin and visual arts practice in Dun Laoghaire College of Art, Design and Technology. Incorporating drawing, painting and installation, McMahon’s visual art practice considers ideas ranging from mathematical theory and physical phenomena to Greek myth, and boundaries such as skin and water. McMahon has exhibited extensively since 2000. She received the Curated Visual Artist Award in 2007. Her work is included in the collections of the Arts Council of Ireland and the Office of Public Works.
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