Brian O’Doherty (1928-) Ireland

Brian O’Doherty was born in Ireland, however he lived and worked in the US over the last 50 years as an artist, critic and academic. With a medicine schooling at University College Dublin, Cambridge University and Harvard School of Public Health O’Doherty made a turn in his career and started working as a television presenter holding weekly interviews with artists at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.


The artist O’Doherty was known in the 1960’s to be one of the leading conceptual artists in New York and today his works are hanging at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian Institution and the Pompidou Centre.

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