Friday October 30, 2020

Fine Arts: Master of eclectic style sells off his life’s treasures

The leading fashion designer and gallerist Ib Jorgensen is retiring, with his impeccable collection of art and antiques going under the hammer

10th October, 2020
Seated Figure, by Rowan Gillespie;

With Ib Jorgensen’s retirement, the contents of the Jorgensen Gallery will go under the hammer at Adam’s in Dublin this month.

“Quite apart from being one of the most highly respected fashion designers this country has ever produced, Ib Jorgensen has been a leading gallerist for more than three decades,” Nicholas Gore Grimes of Adam’s said, summing up the son of a Danish pig farmer who emigrated to Co Offaly in...

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