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...
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...

Into the Light, Crawford Art Gallery

2006 was a good year for Irish art to judge by the Cork quarter of the Arts Council’s four-venue collection show. This exhibition was intended to focus on lens-based and installation pieces purchased since 2000, but strong paintings including Mairead...

200 words: Martin Healy – Last Man

Those who remain unconvinced about the merits of video as a valid artistic medium should pay more attention to the Crawford Gallery’s world class, one-room screening programme. Strong, short works by Nigel Rolf, Cecily Brennan, Dorothy Cross and Grace Weir have...

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