About the Author
Sean Scully was born in Dublin in 1945. He grew up in London and works in New York and Barcelona. He has exhibited widely in Europe and the United States: including exhibitions at the Kunstammlung Nordeim Westfalen in Dusseldoerf, Germany, (2001); the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2000); the Milwaukee Art Museum, Denver Art Museum, and Albright-Knox Gallery (1998–99); Galeria Arte Moderna,Villa delle Rose in Bologna, and Galerie National de Jeu de Paumme in Paris (1996). His work may be found in museum collections worldwide, such as the Guggenheim Museum in New York;The Art Institute of Chicago; Corcoran Gallery in Washington D.C.; Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid, Spain;Tate Gallery in London, England;The Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin, Ireland; and Nagoya City Art Museum, Japan.