Brian Maguire has been the subject of major institutional exhibitions, both abroad and in Ireland : in United States, upcoming at The Shirley Fiterman Art Centre (BMCC), New York (2021), at Rhona Hoffman, Chicago, at the American University, Washington DC (2020), at the United Nations Headquarters, Washington DC (2020), at The Rubin Art Center, El Paso (2019) and at the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston (2000) ; in Mexico, at The Art Museum Ciudad Juarez (2019) ; in Belgium, at European Parliament, Brussels (2012) and at CultuurCentrum De Werft, Geel (2012) ; and in Ireland at the IMMA - Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2018) and at the Galway Arts Centre, Galway City (2005)

The artist has also benefited from important group exhibitions such as : at the IMMA - Irish Museum of Modern Art (Ireland, 13 time between 1991 et 2020), at the Cleveland University Art Gallery, Cleveland (United States, 2018), at the Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen (Ireland, 2018), at the Wiels, Brussels (Belgium, 2014), at the Victoria Gallery & Museum, Liverpool (England, 2013), at BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (Belgium, 2013), at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (England, 1999), at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley (United States, 1999), at the XXIV Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo (Brazil, 1998), at the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido (Japan, 1997), at the Barbican Centre, London (England, 1994) ; as well as at the Boston University & Northeastern University, Boston (United States, 1986) and at the National Gallery of Athènes (Grèce, 1984).

More recently, Brian Maguire's work was featured in the exhibition Ghosts from the Recent Past at the IMMA - Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin in 2020.

Brian Maguire is also represented by Fergus McCaffrey, New York (United States) & St. Barthel (St. Barth) and Kerlin Gallery, Dublin (Ireland).

In 2018, Kerlin Gallery and Fergus McCaffrey published the Brian Maguire monograph, an expansive publication which presents over 30 years of work and features texts by Donald Kuspitt, Thomas McEvilley, Gavin Delahunty, and Ed Vulliamy.


Wolverhampton Museum (UK)
Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro (BR)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (US)
The Tia Collection, Santa Fe (US)
Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag (NL)
Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä (FI)
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (IE)
Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin (IE)
Crawford Art Gallery, Cork (IE)
Kilkenny Art Gallery Collection, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny (IE)
Wexford County Council (IE)
Gallery of Faith and Charity in Hope, Hope, Idaho (US)
Office of Public Works (IE)
Trinity College Art Collection, Dublin (IE)
University College Cork (IE)
University College Dublin (IE)