Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh – Imlíne

Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh – Imlíne

One half of Ní Mhaonaigh’s first Cork solo show consists of small pink and grey paintings, in which industrial structures like silos, factories or hay-barns sit on the horizon. Abandoned fairground ride and locomotive-type shapes loom. Lines are scratched into thick,...
Mark Garry – Karen

Mark Garry – Karen

The fall of light, the flicker of a breeze, the particular hue of a very thin thread, these are the elements of Mark Garry’s work. Like a song half heard his art is frequently ephemeral. His coloured thread installations are only visible at certain angles, revealing...
Patrick Scott – Kite! (1977)

Patrick Scott – Kite! (1977)

There isn’t another gallery in the country that could accommodate Scott’s twenty foot square “kite” as impressively as Visual in Carlow. Made for the Kilkenny Arts Festival in 1977, this vast piece of coarse-weave cotton towers over viewers as it dominates the end...
Amanda Dunsmore – David

Amanda Dunsmore – David

This inspired video portrait of David Norris was shot last year in the attic of the James Joyce Centre in Dublin. The footage represents something of an endurance test for both subject and viewer, as it consists only of the usually exuberant Senator sitting as still...

Rachel Joynt – Sea-Change

Joynt is best known for her public sculptures, which include the enormous Mothership sea urchin in Sandycove, County Dublin and a two metre tall starfish at Clogherhead in County Louth. These new, illuminated works draw further on the sea-bed theme. Surge is brain...

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