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Oisín Kelly, b.1915

The Marchers1969

The Marchers is a 1969 work by Oisín Kelly. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumCast aluminium
Dimensions18 x 78 x 7cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Heritage Gift by the Bank of Ireland from the Bank of Ireland collection, 2008
Item NumberIMMA.2604
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Oisín Kelly, The Marchers, 1969, Cast aluminium, 18 x 78 x 7cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Heritage Gift by the Bank of Ireland from the Bank of Ireland collection, 2008

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About the Artist

Oisín Kelly 1915–1981

Irish sculptor Oisín Kelly attended Trinity College Dublin and the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. He went on to study under Henry Moore from 1948 to 1949. Though also working in wood, stone, pottery, enamel, silver, iron and textiles, Kelly is now best known for his public sculptures in bronze, notably ‘The Children of Lir’ and ‘James Larkin’ in Dublin’s city centre. Kelly’s work is represented in many public collections. In 1978, a major exhibition of his sculpture toured the Ulster Museum, the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin and the Crawford Municipal Art Gallery in Cork.
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