Duncan Campbell at IMMA

Duncan Campbell at IMMA

Screening at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy is the first new work by artist Duncan Campbell since winning the Turner Prize in 2014 and his first film based in the Republic of Ireland. Cristín Leach reviews the film and talks about...
The Woman with the Puppets

The Woman with the Puppets

Artist Jesse Jones’s intervention in the Hugh Lane Gallery as part of the Artist as Witness programme earlier this year, threw up a hitherto unrecognised masterpiece. The Woman with the Puppets (1915) is a remarkable painting, not least because of its magnificent...
Leaving it all behind

Leaving it all behind

What happens when an artist, still under the age of fifty and making brilliant new work is suddenly gone, too soon and, for those around them, entirely unexpectedly? It happens, and when it does, one of the biggest challenges for those left behind is what to do with...
Muriel Brandt’s 1916 Breadline

Muriel Brandt’s 1916 Breadline

Bread: such a potent symbol of community, domesticity, comfort, of home; such a practical source of nourishment. It might seem like an unlikely vehicle for all that an artist wants to say about the 1916 Easter Rising, but Muriel Brandt knew its potential as a...

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