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Stephen McKenna, b.1939

The Relics1985

The Relics is a 1985 work by Stephen McKenna. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is currently out on loan. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions135 x 100 cm Framed: 150 x 115 x 3 cm
Item NumberIMMA.4054
Out on loan Ghosts From the Recent Past, West Wing, IMMA, 01/09/2020 - 01/03/2021
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Stephen McKenna, The Relics, 1985, Oil on canvas, 135 x 100 cm Framed: 150 x 115 x 3 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2018

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About the Artist

Stephen McKenna b.1939

English artist Stephen McKenna studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London. He first came to prominence as a painter in the 1980s. McKenna has travelled extensively and lived in Ireland since 1998. McKenna’s still life, landscape and interior compositions reference classical antiquity and explore the contemporary potential of those traditional genres. He has exhibited extensively, including major solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford; Stadtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, and the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin. He is an elected member of Aosdána and the Royal Hibernian Academy.
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