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16 Kildare Street, Dublin 2
T: (353) 1 6766 055 - F: (353) 1 6766 642
Founded by John Taylor in 1978 the gallery has been associated with the best of Irish contemporary art including Louis le Brocquy, Patrick Scott, Tony O'Malley, Charlie Brady and Camille Souter. A number of these artists were inherited from Leo Smith's Dawson Gallery established in 1944 following his amicable departure from the Victor Waddington Gallery, Dublin. Le Brocquy joined the Dawson Gallery in 1962 and showed there regularly before Smith's death in 1977. John Taylor who had worked with Smith since 1964 continued to run the Dawson Gallery until it closed in 1978 opening Taylor Galleries the same year. Le Brocquy has held twenty-one exhibitions at Dawson and Taylor Galleries since 1962, including the historic exhibitions The Táin portfolios, October 1969; Studies Towards an Image of W.B. Yeats, November 1975, and Procession, November 2003.
30 Davies Street, London W1Y 1LG
T: (44) 020- 7493 2488 - F: (44) 020 - 7629 5732
1946 - 2006, celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of the collaboration between the artist and gallery: New Paintings Gimpel Fils, London 21 November 2006 - 6 December 2006.
Gimpel Fils was founded in 1946 by brothers Charles and Peter Gimpel. They added "Fils" in homage to their father René, the dealer and collector whose journal Diary of an Art Dealer was first published in 1966. During the fifties and sixties the gallery was associated with the avant-garde, giving Lynn Chadwick, Anthony Caro, Peter Lanyon, Alan Davie and Louis le Brocquy their first exhibitions, alongside exhibitions of Larry Rivers, Marcel Duchamp and Yves Klein. Whilst the gallery continues to work with an older generation of British abstract painters including Alan Davie and Albert Irvin in keeping with its history, under the direction of fourth generation dealer Rene Gimpel and co-director Jackie Haliday, Gimpel Fils continues to develop its contemporary programme with the recent inclusion of Andres Serrano, Callum Morton and Hannah Mayban.
Mark Adams 20th Century and Contemporary Art
11 Hayden Park Road, London W12 9AQ
Tel: + 44 020 8740 4400
www.mafineart.comThe company was set up by Mark Adams in 2002 and is based in London. Mark was born in 1966 and spent much of his childhood at the family home near Mullingar in Co. Westmeath. He holds an MA degree in History of Art from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He joined Sotheby's in 1989, and spent eleven years in the Modern British and Irish art department: by the time he left the company in 2000 he was a senior specialist, and a director of Sotheby's Europe.While at Sotheby's, he organised the first international auction of Irish art. This was the first time that Irish painting and furniture had been sold outside Ireland itself, and the sale was exhibited in New York and Boston prior to auction. It was an extraordinary success, and marked the beginning of the modern market in Irish art. Mark continued as Sotheby's specialist in charge of Irish art and ran the annual Irish Sale for the next six years. In 2000, he joined the London dealers Agnew's as Director of Contemporary Art, working in particular with the artist Louis le Brocquy. He left in March 2002 to start Mark Adams Fine Art.
53, rue de Seine
75006 Paris - France
Tél: + 33 1 44 41 69 65
Fondée en 1925 par Jeanne Bucher rue du Cherche-Midi, la galerie s'est située dès son origine dans un climat d'avant-garde en exposant les grands créateurs de l'art moderne : Arp, Braque, Campigli, De Chirico, Ernst, Giacometti, Gris, Kandinsky, Klee, Lapicque, Laurens, Léger, Lipchitz, Masson, Miro, Mondrian, Picabia, Picasso, Tanguy et Torres-Garcia. La galerie poursuit son destin à partir de 1947 sous la direction de Jean-François Jaeger et déménage, en 1960, à son adresse actuelle où elle développe son activité avec des représentations directes d'artistes des années 50/60 (Bissière, Dubuffet, Jorn, Nevelson, Reichel, Staël, Tobey, Vieira da Silva), rejoints par d'autres figures internationales. Si la galerie est reconnue pour la qualité de ses expositions ainsi que sa contribution à des expositions majeures de musées internationaux, son activité est indissociable de certains artistes dont elle représente aujourd'hui les successions et pour lesquels elle réalise des expertises : Fermin Aguayo, Roger Bissière, Nicolas de Staël, Arpad Szenes et Vieira da Silva. Elle poursuit aujourd'hui ses activités sous la direction générale de Jean-François Jaeger et la co-direction de Véronique Jaeger et de Frédéric Jaeger.