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Niamh Hurley, b.1942

The Search1981

The Search is a 1981 work by Niamh Hurley. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumWatercolour on paper
Dimensions 48.3 x 37.9 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.256 GL
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Niamh Hurley, The Search, 1981, Watercolour on paper, 48.3 x 37.9 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

Niamh Hurley b.1942

Irish artist Niamh Hurley studied briefly at the National College of Art and Design and worked initially in graphic design before becoming a full time painter. She has exhibited in solo and group shows at the Hendriks Gallery, Dublin. Hurley now works primarily as a textile artist.
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