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Stephen McKenna, b.1939

The Yellow Window1990

‘The Yellow Window’ is one of a series of works by Stephen McKenna portraying interiors with a view. Architecture is a key element in these painting and an atmosphere of stillness and reflection is conveyed to the viewer.

MediumOil on canvas
DimensionsFramed: 126.8 x 167.3 x 5 cm 120 x 160 x 3.5 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Maire and Maurice Foley, 2000
Item NumberIMMA.895 FD
Image Caption
Stephen McKenna, The Yellow Window, 1990, Oil on canvas, Framed: 126.8 x 167.3 x 5 cm 120 x 160 x 3.5 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Maire and Maurice Foley, 2000

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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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