Great Dane of Irish art

22nd December, 2014
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Offering exceptional value for money, the sale of the Ib Jorgensen Collection is a something of a milestone in the annals of contemporary Irish art. Having arrived in Dublin aged 15 in 1950, Danish-born Jorgensen’s first career choice was architecture, but in those days architecture students had to have a knowledge of Irish – no exception was made for foreigners. Architecture’s loss was fashion’s gain, for having trained at the Grafton Academy he went on...

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