IMMA are delighted to reopen their galleries with three exhibitions to visit including the highly anticipated exhibition Obedience and Defiance by Paula Rego. Also new is Northern Light, Photographs from the David Kronn Collection, while Ghosts from the Recent Past will also reopen.
Obedience and Defiance is a major retrospective by one of the most influential figurative artists of our time Paula Rego. Spanning Rego’s entire career from the 1960s, comprising more than 80 works, including paintings never seen before and works on paper from the artist’s family and close friends.
Northern Light is drawn from the exceptional collection of photography amassed by Dr David Kronn over the past 25 years. This exhibition presents work by photographers that examines the history of the conflict in Northern Ireland specifically and places it alongside other events internationally.
This exhibition explores how urgencies of the recent past continue to inhabit the present. Framed by key political events of the past 40 years the exhibition presents artworks from the IMMA Collection from the 1980s onwards.