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Newman's razor

Abstract: O'Doherty (b. 1935, Roscommon, also known as Patrick Ireland) is a conceptual artist and art critic of international repute. He studied medicine in UCD and science at Harvard, while also making art works. He is based in New York since 1960. Since the 1960s O'Doherty has produced a series of works based on the ancient Irish ogham alphabet. In this work the ogham words for 'One', 'Here' and 'Now' are incised into the steel.

In collection Sculptures in University College Dublin

Origin information
New York
Date created:
Type of Resource
three dimensional object
Physical description
1 sculpture
Location of original
University College Dublin, Belfield House, courtyard.
Rights note
The rights and licensing information apply to the photographs of the sculpture not the sculpture itself. Copyright of the photographs rests with the photographer.
Art original   linked data (marcgt)
O'Doherty, Brian -- Newman's razor
University College Dublin. UCD Estate Services
Suggested credit
"Newman's razor," held by UCD Estate Services. © University College Dublin. Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <>

Record source
Descriptions created by staff of UCD Library, University College Dublin based on information from the UCD Sculpture Trail brochures. — Metadata creation date: 2017-11-29

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