This summer-long show focuses on the work of an “elder statesman” of the international art world, whose work is not particularly well known in Ireland.
McLoughlin is based in Amsterdam but honed her skills as a ceramicist during the 1980s in Japan, where the term ceramic sculpture is not considered an oxymoron.
Those fortunate enough to encounter Eilís O’Connell’s sculpture outdoors know that her artworks call out to be touched.
Michael Warren’s modernist sculptures have been a distinctive presence in the Irish landscape since 1979.
Lynda Benglis’ art embraces contradiction: her solid puddles of poured pigment are carefully orchestrated accidents, her wall-mounted sculptures are about to take flight. She plays soft against hard, bonding male to female with tooled metallic pleats, folds and bows. Siren (1978) and Minos (1987) are vaguely sexual wedges, as though squashed into shape by thighs. [...]