Elizabeth Magill

Betula Pendula

2012

oil on canvas

168 x 198 cm

Marooned

2012

oil on canvas

46 x 50cm

The Blue and the Surface

2012

oil on canvas

46 x 50 cm

Dendriform 10

2012

oil on canvas

214 x 277cm

Four North
2012
oil on canvas
122 x 153 cm

Low Road
2012
oil on canvas
41 x 46 cm

Yellow Lift 

2011

oil on canvas

36 x 41 cm / 14.2 x 16.1 in

Localise 

2011 

oil on canvas

36 x 41 cm / 14.2 x 16.1 in  

Casement

2010

oil on canvas

35.6 x 40.6 cm / 14 x 16 in  

Blue Hold 

2010

Oil on canvas

152.4 x 182.9 cm / 60 x 72 in   

AUGUR 1 

2009

oil on canvas

153 x 183 cm / 60.2 x 72 in

AUGUR 2

2009

oil on canvas

153 x 183 cm / 60.2 x 72 in

Ridge of Light

2009/10

oil on canvas

35.5 x 40.5 cm / 14 x 15.9 in 

Arborescence

2006

oil on canvas

133 x 168 cm / 52.4 x 66.1 in

Rope

2006

oil on canvas

137 x 168 cm / 53.9 x 66.1 in

Grayscale (2)

2005

oil on canvas

137 x 168 cm / 53.9 x 66.1 in   

Even (on a reindeer)

2003

oil on canvas

137.2 x 167.6 cm  / 54 x 66 in

Red Prefecture

2003

oil on canvas

167.6 x 198.1 cm  / 66 x 78 in   

Apart

2001

oil on canvas

183 x 213 cm / 72 x 83.9 in

Site with Blue Tree

1998

oil on canvas

152 x 183 cm / 59.8 x 72 in

Scenic Route 3

1997

oil on canvas

152 x 183 cm / 59.8 x 72 in

b. 1959, Canada.
 
Magill grew up in Northern Ireland but lives and works in London. She began exhibiting in the mid-1980s. She is a painter of prodigious versatility and inventiveness whose work has always drawn from a wide range of visual sources. While she has often integrated photographic materials and processes into her painting, in a number of novel ways, her primary fidelity has been to the medium of painting, in all its bewildering variety. Recently she has moved gradually away from her idiosyncratic revisioning of the tradition of the romantic sublime and entered a more personal zone creating a series of strange and compelling ‘mindscapes’. Her first major solo exhibition was at the Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, in 1990. In the same year she was included in the seminal British Art Show, which first introduced many of the most prominent younger British artists to a wider public.
 
Current and forthcoming exhibitions include A Certain Kind of Light, a group exhibition at Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne (21 January – 21 May 2017) and a major solo exhibition to visit Limerick City Gallery of Art (2017), Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin and the Ulster Museum, Belfast (2018). Past solo exhibitions include Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne (2011), the Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane (2003) and the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Baltic, Gateshead and Milton Keynes Gallery in 2004. 
 
Magill is represented in many public and private collections worldwide including those of the Irish Museum of Modern Art; the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin; the Arts Council of England; the Arts Council of Northern Ireland; Ulster Museum, Belfast; Southampton City Art Gallery; the British Council and the National Gallery of Australia. She was awarded The Royal Academy Sunny Dupree Award in 2011.
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A Certain Kind of Light

Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK

21 January – 7 May 2017

Kerlin Gallery artists Mark Garry, Elizabeth Magill and Paul Winstanley are included in a major new exhibition at Towner Art Gallery, A Certain Kind Of Light.

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Elizabeth Magill in High Treason: Roger Casement

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

10 March - 2 October 2016

Work by Elizabeth Magill will be included in High Treason: The Appeal of Roger Casement at The Hugh Lane.

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Elizabeth Magill

Culture Now

June 14 2013

ICA, London

A lunchtime conversation with artist Elizabeth Magill and Godfrey Worsdale, Director of the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.

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Elizabeth Magill

Awarded John Moores Painting Prize Visitors' Choice 2012

15 September 2012 - 06 January 2013

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (part of Liverpool Biennial)

 

 

A large ethereal landscape by Elizabeth Magill is winner of the John Moores Painting Prize Visitors’ Choice 2012, sponsored by Rathbones.

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