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Slow Looking & Porous Links in The Ethics of Scrutiny / Daphne Wright in conversation with Sue Rainsford

IMMA invited artist Daphne Wright to curate a new exhibition from the IMMA Collection: Freud Project. The resulting exhibition – The Ethics of Scrutiny – takes aspects of Freud’s intimate studio practice as a starting point to explore themes of vulnerability, longing and loss that permeate the painter’s work, while also looking to the works of other artists who address on a wider scale the complexities of representation. Works by Lucian Freud are exhibited alongside work by other artists including Emily Dickinson, Sigmund Freud, Marlene Dumas and John Berger.

As the exhibition draws to a close, we asked writer and researcher Sue Rainsford to sit down with Daphne and explore her curation of the exhibition in more detail.

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Sue Rainsford