Dorothy Walker: "Partial, Passionate and Political."

O'Doherty, Brian
June 2004
Recorder: Journal of the American Irish Historical Society;Summer2004, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p149
Academic Journal
Presents a speech by Brian O'Doherty at a memorial symposium for Dorothy Walker at the Hugh Lane Gallery of Modern Art in Dublin, Ireland in 2003. Passions of Walker; Contributions to modern art; Commitment to add excellence in her native town; Career background; Impact of her book "Modern Art in Ireland," on Irish art writing.


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