Artists & Designers

Willie Doherty (b. 1959)

Willie Doherty (Irish, b. 1959) studied at Ulster Polytechnic in Belfast. For three decades, his films and photographs have explored aspects of landscape, trauma, and political turmoil in his native city of Derry, Northern Ireland. His work was included in the Carnegie International, Pittsburgh (1999); the Bienal de São Paulo (2002); the 52nd Venice Biennale (2007); and Documenta 13, Kassel (2012). Doherty has also had solo exhibitions at art institutions worldwide, including the Dallas Museum of Art; the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; the Renaissance Society, Chicago; Museum of Modern Art, Oxford; and Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. He was nominated for Tate’s Turner Prize in 1994 and 2003.

Dr. Anna Katherine Brodbeck, The Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, 2017.

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