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Le Brocquy, Louis (1916–2012) By Barber, Fionna

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1588-1
Published: 02/05/2017
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Born in Dublin, Louis le Brocquy became one of the most significant figures in Irish twentieth-century art. After a major role in the organization of the Irish Living Art Exhibition in 1943, he moved to London where he was active in the contemporary art scene.

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Barber, Fionna. "Le Brocquy, Louis (1916–2012)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 24 Mar. 2018 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1588-1

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