Aileen Murphy 
Ursula Eating, 2019
Risograph print on 120 gr paper.
37,8 x 28,4 cm (Unframed)

Signed and numbered in the back.

Edition of 20 

Ursula Eating by Aileen Murphy

Murphy is a painter who is working on the borders of figuration and abstraction. Paint appeals to the physical body and the imagination which has brought Murphy to embrace gestural painting on a large scale creating a type of psychic figuration. Her paintings often contain bodily parts-  ear, mouth, vagina, hand, back. She explores improvisation and play within her process to expand and undo what is known.

About the artist:
Aileen Murphy is an Irish artist (b. 1984, Sligo) based in Berlin, Germany.

Murphy studied at NCAD, Dublin, and Staedelschule Art Academy, Frankfurt am Main. Recent solo exhibitions include Flush, Amanda Wilkinson Gallery, London (2020), PANTING, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin (2019), Bounty (with Diana Copperwhite), The Kevin Kavanagh Gallery Dublin (2018), Naked Cheerleaders in my Chest, Deborah Schamoni, Munich (2017), Summertime Witchcraft (with Anders Dickson) The Fort, Brooklyn (2016). Group exhibitions include The same as ever but more so, curated by Miriam Bettin, Braunsfelder, Cologne (2018), Opals, curated by Vincent Honoré, Galleri Opdahl, Stavanger (2016), The Marmory Show III, Guilty Pleasures, curated with Eva Birkenstock, Deborah Schamoni, Munich (2016).

More information about Murphy:

Photo documentation of the work by Ivan Murzin.
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