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Eileen Gray Architect Designer Painter

Eileen Gray Architect Designer Painter
DUBLIN  •  Irish Museum of Modern Art  •  Ongoing

First seen at the Irish Museum of Modern Art presents a retrospective of the work of Irish artist Eileen Gray (1878-1976).

In this exhibition visitors can see a collection of photographs, pieces of furniture, artwork and archive documents.

A tribute to the talented designer whose work encompassed Art Deco and modern art in particular, this unique exhibition includes many works which have not been displayed in public before.

Eileen Gray is an artist who made her mark on her era, much like Le Corbusier or Mies Van Der Rohe. Her masterpiece is undoubtedly the E1027 house which she designed in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in 1929.

The opening of Eileen Gray Architect Designer Painter coincides with the reopening of the main building at IMMA and the opening of three other exhibitions – In The Line of Beauty presenting the work of an exciting group of young Irish artists; The Myth of Progress an exhibition by Swedish-born artist Klara Lidén and One Foot in the Real World presenting iconic site-specific installations from IMMA’s Collection.

Irish Museum of Modern Art Website

Contact: Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital, Kilmainham
Dublin 8
Tel: (353) 1 61 29 900

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