He is Pig, she is Runt and they live in Pork Sity…
One hundred pages from The Irish Times’ Saturday magazine have been transformed into a wall of paintings at the Rubicon Gallery in Dublin.
“Terror is a passion which always produces delight when it does not press too close.” Thus spoke the eighteenth century politician and arts patron Edmund Burke, whose writings have inspired the Crawford Gallery’s latest show: an exploration of “terror and the sublime” in 18th/19th century painting and 21st century art. His words would have brought no comfort to those whose homes and [...]
If you’ve yet to see the Edvard Munch show at the National Gallery of Ireland, make some time this weekend as the exhibition closes on Sunday 6 December. These forty prints by the man best known for his iconic Scream put surprising flesh on the bones of Norway’s most famous artist. Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is one of those rare things: an artist [...]