IMMA, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, presents a virtual exhibition (3 March-8 August 2021) available to view on Vortic and at imma.ie, followed by a gallery display of the pastels, which will be available to visit in the Freud Centre when current Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.
The Artist's Mother is the latest project in response to the IMMA Collection: Freud Project 2016-2021. Inspired by Lucian Freud's paintings of his mother, Lucie, this is the first presentation which interweaves digital and physical elements. Central to the project is the work of Chantal Joffe who has portrayed her mother, Daryll, in an exceptional series of paintings and pastels.
The exhibition The Artist's Mother
At the centre of this exhibition are two of Freud's most outstanding portraits of his mother The Painter's Mother Reading (
The virtual exhibition is presented by IMMA in partnership with Victoria Miro and Vortic Collect.
Chantal Joffe, The Conversation, 2016