Irish Artist Directory

Richard Gorman RHA (Irish Artist Directory)

Full Name: Richard Gorman RHA

Lived: 1946 -

Categories: Abstract, Modern,

Artist Biography

Born in Dublin in 1946, Richard has divided his time over the past 35 years between Dublin, Milan and Tokyo. His long relationship with Japan has been a major influence on his work, most notably with his use of handmade kozo washi paper to create large-scale works.

Colour plays an important role in Gorman's work, in which he uses the bold tones of his geometric forms to contrast the delicate material of the paper on which they are rendered. 

Richard has exhibited extensively throughout Europe and Asia since the 1980’s, and in 2016, had a seminal exhibition in Castletown House to celebrate his 70th birthday. Richard Gorman is one of Ireland’s leading abstract painters today and is currently represented in many collections both private and public including the Ulster Museum, OPW, Deutsche Bank and the New York Public Library.

Richard Gorman is represented by the Kerlin Gallery, Dublin.

Richard Gorman Art Previously On Sale at Adam’s Auctioneers

Richard Gorman RHA (b.1946) Ferry (Triptych) Oil on panel

Hammer Price €4,600.00

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Richard Gorman RHA (b.1946) Sorrogate (1992) Sumi ink on handmade Japanese washi paper on wood

Hammer Price €2,800.00

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Richard Gorman RHA (b.1946) Untitled 2000 Gouache on handmade washi paper, 65 x 49cm (25½ x 19¼...

Hammer Price €1,500.00

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Richard Gorman ARHA (b.1946) Abstract Composition Vinyl gouache on panel, 25 x 25cm (9¾ x 9¾) S...

Hammer Price €1,050.00

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Richard Gorman (b.1946) Untitled 2000 Gouache on handmade washi paper, 65 x 49cm Signed with init...

Hammer Price €900.00

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