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Alice Maher - Becoming (Hardcover, New): Alice Maher

Alice Maher - Becoming (Hardcover, New)

Alice Maher; Foreword by Sarah Glennie; Text written by Anne Enright, David Lloyd, Ed Krcma

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Becoming is a mid-career retrospective of the work of Alice Maher, one of Ireland's most respected and influential artists. Including painting, sculpture, photography and animation, the exhibition will include seminal works such as Berry Dress, 1994, from the IMMA Collection; Familiar, 1995, from the Crawford Art Gallery, and many other works held in IMMA's own Collection. The title Becoming, hints at some of the main preoccupations of the artist and the themes that will be explored in the exhibition. A dress can be becoming or flattering; one's behaviour can become you, as you act in an appropriate way within a social construct; but becoming also points at a point of transformation where something becomes something else, Maher's work has always placed itself at this nexus, a point of metamorphosis where there is continuous flux as states shift and the familiar becomes otherworldly or unknown - where the inappropriate and the unacceptable are constantly called into play.

General

Imprint: Irish Museum Of Modern Art
Country of origin: Ireland
Release date: February 2013
First published: February 2013
Contributors: Alice Maher
Foreword by: Sarah Glennie
Text writers: Anne Enright • David Lloyd • Ed Krcma
Dimensions: 290 x 230 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 160
Edition: New
ISBN-13: 978-1-907020-92-6
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > Art forms, treatments & subjects > Art treatments & subjects > Individual artists > General
LSN: 1-907020-92-6
Barcode: 9781907020926

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