In the dark, flickering light of Patrick Jolley’s films, something gripping occurs.
Dutch-born, Dublin-based artist Anita Groener has flooded the lobby of the Royal Hibernian Academy with pink light by placing rose tinted film over the windows.
There is a hyper-real, almost psychedelic intensity to the paintings in Paul McKinley’s new show.
A makeshift arrow sends visitors left, trapping them briefly…
Vickery paints in a deliberately pared down, almost childlike manner, photographing his compositions and projecting them onto the backdrop of a miniature theatre.
Limerick City Gallery of Art is home to the National Contemporary Drawing Collection. With regular new additions, it offers a pleasingly persistent insight into the practice of putting a line on paper.
An almost domestic arrangement on a blue-painted wall of works by May Guinness, Mainie Jellett, Evie Hone and Aideen Barry, offers exciting scope to contextualise and compare drawings by the latter, contemporary artist with those of her art historical peers.
This show has an anarchic, somewhat aggressive feel that is epitomised by Mark Pearson’s Knack Kraft, a large installation which injects sudden, short bursts of alarmingly loud music into the gallery space.
2006 was a good year for Irish art to judge by the Cork quarter of the Arts Council’s four-venue collection show.
Anchored by Irish painter Brian Maguire’s vibrant, unflinching portraits of women who have been murdered in Mexico’s Ciudad Juárez, this group show focuses on the violence that is endemic in that place.keep looking »