Blue Nymph by Michael Kane Expand Icon

Michael Kane (b. 1935)

Blue Nymph

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Framed size: 113.5 x 79cm; Framed size: 139.9 x 103.2cm
Acrylic on paper
Presented by The Contemporary Irish Art Society, 1995

Michael Kane was born in Wicklow but lives and works in Dublin. Kane studied at the National College of Art and Design (1956-59) and the Graphic Print Studio (1961-63). He is a central figure in the history of Irish Modernism, was one of the organisers of the annual Independent Artists’ exhibition and co-founder of the Project Arts Centre in the 1960s. He was also editor of the art and socio-political journal Structure in the 1970s. Kane is one of the earliest members of Aosdána. His work is included in many prestigious private and public collections. Michael Kane is represented by the Rubicon Gallery, Dublin.

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