Art is All of Us

Events – Observations-Paintings

IMMA – Patrick Hennessy Exhibition

Patrick Hennessy at IMMA Exhibition runs at IMMA from 24 March – 24 July 2016 Although IMMA is off the beaten track it is well worth a visit and frequently … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dalkey Annual Book Festival – June 2016

Dalkey Book Festival 2016 I have attended the Dalkey Book Festival over the last couple of years and have  found it to be a  facinating event with a diverse range of talks and … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sean Scully at the Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square, D1

Sean Scully at the Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square In 2006 the artist  Sean Scully presented  the Hugh Lane Gallery with a gift of seven of his paintings.  Scully who was born in Dublin has … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dublin Literary Festival – Celebration of Maeve Brennan

Maeve Brennan : A Celebration Maeve Brennan – The New Yorker As part of the Dublin Literary Festival in May, an event entitled ‘Maeve Brennan: A Celebration’ will take place … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Francis Bacon’s Studio – Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square, D1

History of Francis Bacon’s Studio Relocation The Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square, Dublin 1 I have visited the Francis Bacon studio at the Hugh Lane Gallery on several occasions and  … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Jean Michel Basquait – Ernok

Jean Michel Basquait – Ernok  Jean Michel Basquait is one of my all time favourite artists.  Though he never finished high school, he grew up visiting the Brooklyn Museum of Art and absorbed … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · 2 Comments

Hughie Donoghue – Fiachra

Fiachra  – Hughie Donoghue Below are the reactions and comments from a non art professional to this abstract composition entitled ‘Fiachra’.  This work is one of a series of fifteen paintings … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Robert Mapplethorpe – Look at the Pictures

Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe   Robert Mapplethorpe and Sam Wagstaff  Robert Mapplethorpe – ‘Look at the Pictures’ at the IFI Robert Mapplethorpe the infamous and controversial photographer was born in Queens, … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Sky Garden Liss Ard House, Skibbereen, Co Cork

  The Sky Garden While attending Tom Climent’s  exhibition at Liss Ard House, Skibbereen,  Cork,   last May 2015, I also had the opportunity to visit James Turrell’s spectacular Sky Garden … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

National Gallery of Ireland – Meeting on the Turret Stairs

Meeting on the Turret Stairs Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs,1864 Watercolour and gouche, 95.5 x 60.8cm By Frederic William Burton Frederic William Burton was born in … Continue reading

April 12, 2016 · 1 Comment
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