Famous Irish Photographers

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Sean Scully
(Painter)

Sean Scully
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Birthdate: June 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Best known for his abstract paintings composed of geometrical forms, Irish-born British artist Sean Scully is now based in the US. He worked as a laborer and a truck loader while he trained in art. A former Harvard fellow, he later became the first Western artist to with a career-tracking retrospective in China.

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Gottfried Helnwein
(Visual artist)

Gottfried Helnwein
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Birthdate: October 8, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Born in Austria, contemporary visual artist Gottfried Helnwein later bought a castle in Cologne, where he worked, and then moved to Ireland, where he bought another castle and transformed it into his studio. His hyper-realistic performance art and installations, known as Aktions, reflect grim themes such as the Holocaust.

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Edward Olive
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Birthdate: January 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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