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Author: B.P. Kennedy
ISBN: 0907606490
Language: English
Pages: 202 pages
Publisher: Imprint unknown (January 1988)
Rating: 4.8
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Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (7 February 1875 – 19 January 1968), who always signed his name A. Chester Beatty, was an American mining magnate, philanthropist and one of the most successful businessmen of his generation, who was given the epithet the &. . Chester Beatty, was an American mining magnate, philanthropist and one of the most successful businessmen of his generation, who was given the epithet the "King of Copper" as a reference to his fortune. He became a naturalised British citizen in 1933, knighted in 1954 and made an honorary citizen of Ireland in 1957.

Kennedy, Brian . Alfred Chester Beatty and Ireland 1950-1968: A Study in Cultural Politics, Glendale Press (Dublin, Ireland), 1988. Wilson, Arthur . The Life and Times of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, Cadogan (London, England), 1985. AB/Bookman's Weekly, March 20, 1967.

Kennedy has expressed an interest in expanding the Museum’s collection of.

Kennedy has expressed an interest in expanding the Museum’s collection of contemporary art and art by indigenous peoples. Works by Frank Stella, Sean Scully, Jaume Plensa, Ravinder Reddy and Mary Sibande have been acquired  .

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Get to know Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, the honourary Irish citizen whose . Established in 1950 and bequeathed to the state upon his death, it is the only.

Get to know Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, the honourary Irish citizen whose collection of ancient, rare artefacts and manuscripts has turned into Ireland's best museum. One of Dublin’s biggest cultural attractions, the Chester Beatty Library is home to the many ancient manuscripts, art works and rare books collected by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875–1968) throughout his long life. Established in 1950 and bequeathed to the state upon his death, it is the only Irish institution ever to win the European Museum of the Year award. A Self-Made Millionaire.

Kennedy, Alfred Chester Beatty and Ireland: A Study in Cultural Politics 1950-1968 (Dún Laoghaire 1988). The Chester Beatty Library web site (ww. bl

Kennedy, Alfred Chester Beatty and Ireland: A Study in Cultural Politics 1950-1968 (Dún Laoghaire 1988). bl. ie) contains information on the Western, Islamic and East Asian sections of the collection as well as more information on Chester Beatty.

Find nearly any book by Brian P Kennedy. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Dreams and responsibilities: The state and arts in independent Ireland. ISBN 9780906627327 (978-06627-32-7) Softcover, Arts Council, 1990.

Brian Kennedy currently lives and works in the United States after leaving .

Brian Kennedy currently lives and works in the United States after leaving Australia in 2005 to direct the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College. In October 2010 he became the ninth Director of the Toledo Museum of Art. On 1 July 2019, he succeeded Dan Monroe as the executive director and CEO of the Peabody Essex Museum. Dreams and responsibilities: The state and arts in independent Ireland, Arts Council of Ireland (1990), ISBN 978-06627-32-7.