Icon of Federico Garcia Lorca

Mick Rooney (1944 - )

Oil on canvas

1990-1995

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Spain
    City: Madrid
    Place: British Embassy
  • About the artist
    Born in Epsom, Surrey, Mick Rooney studied at art colleges in Sutton (1959–62) and Wimbledon (1962–64) before attending the Royal College of Art (1964–67). He won a scholarship to study at the British School at Rome in 1967–68. Up to 1972 Rooney taught in British art schools and was artist-in-residence at the Towner Art Gallery in 1983. He won numerous art prizes in the 1980s including the Korn/Ferry International Premier Award at the Royal Academy (1989). Rooney has exhibited his work in solo and group shows in the UK and Europe. He was elected a Royal Academician in 1991. A major exhibition of his work was held in 2004 at firstsite, Colchester.
  • Explore
    People
    Lorca, Federico García
    Places
    Spain
    Materials & Techniques
    canvas, board, oil, collage, oil painting
  • Details
    Title
    Icon of Federico Garcia Lorca
    Date
    1990-1995
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 71.76 cm, width: 55.88 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Mercury Gallery, January 1995
    Inscription
    br: Rooney 95
    GAC number
    16876