The death of John Berger at the start of this month led me to root out this piece I wrote about his 2005 show of collaborative drawings with Marisa Camino, held at the Vangard Gallery in Cork.
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?
Analysing Cubism has the potential to make a truly stunning statement about an exciting time in Irish art history and a number of twentieth century Irish artists whose names should loom larger in our collective cultural consciousness.
When was the last time you left a curated group show of contemporary art wowed by its message or bowled over by its impact? Even genuinely interested viewers are starting to wonder who, or what, it’s all for.
In 2004, London-based Brazilian Tonico Lemos Auad’s show Moonbeam 851 ran concurrently at Project with an installation, The Room at the Horizon, by Dublin-based painter William McKeown.