IMMA International Symposium: Eileen Gray

Tue. May 13, 2014 at 6:00pm - Thu. May 15, 2014 at 12:00pm BST
Price: €25.00
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Price: €25.00
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Tuesday 13 May, 6.00pm - 8.00pm Wednesday 14 May, 10.00am - 5.30pm, The Chapel, IMMA In association with Centre Pompidou Paris, IMMA Dublin invites you to an international symposium that examines Eileen Gray’s life, work and legacy. This symposium investigates the extraordinary achievements by Gray that went unrecognized until her nineties, and focuses on the collaborations and friendships that most shaped her concepts of total design. In anticipation of the public opening of the restored E1027 villa; acclaimed design historians, critics, architects, collectors, and some of Gray’s close working associates give in depth responses on the methods, philosophy and economics of her distinctive design style. Some of the speakers taking part include: Peter Adam (Author, Eileen Gray Her Life and Work, 2009); Philippe Daniel Garner (Director of Christie's Auctions and Sales) and Joseph Rykwert (Acclaimed architectural historian, critic and 2014 RIBA Gold Medallist). The Symposium caters for museum practitioners, students, lecturers and designer/ architects with interdisciplinary interests in the production and presentation of design and the visual arts. The symposium includes an evening launch, reception, screenings, and a full day’s programme of presentations and several moderated discussions. Tickets cost 25.00Euros. (Concessions for OAP, Unwaged and Students; 15.00Euros.Valid ID is necessary for admission with concession tickets). Lines close, Monday 12 May, 2014. For a full symposium programme visit the IMMA website www.imma.ie/talksandlectures.

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Irish Museum of Modern Art Royal Hospital, Military Road
Kilmainham, Dublin 8