Vivienne Roche – Head to Head

Vivienne Roche – Head to Head

Attempts at showing contemporary art alongside the Greco-Roman and Neo-Classical Canova plaster casts in the Crawford’s sculpture galleries have met with mixed success. Memorable wins include the hanging of Dorothy Cross’s full length whale skeleton from a...
Stitch in Time at Glucksman

Stitch in Time at Glucksman

When Anni Albers enrolled in Germany’s now legendary Bauhaus art and craft institution in 1922, the school’s weaving course was the only one she was permitted to join. Taking that gender-based snub in faultless when-life-gives-you-lemons-style, Albers went on to...
Gabhann Dunne – Magenta Honey

Gabhann Dunne – Magenta Honey

Gabhann Dunne (born in 1975) is one of the best Irish painters of his generation. This new work, made in response to the environs of Dublin’s Bull Island, announces itself with swirls of pretty wildflowers painted onto the wall in The LAB’s two-storey entrance lobby....
Kathy Prendergast – Or

Kathy Prendergast – Or

This first Irish solo show in six years from London-based, Dublin-born Prendergast features new work made in response to the Crawford Gallery space. The exhibition’s title, Or, is an open-ended query in tune with the impulse behind her main installation, for which she...

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