Focus at Green on Red Gallery

Winter group shows tend to be predictable affairs, with galleries trotting out a tasteful selection of works by their biggest and newest names. This one is helped by the presence of several of the most exciting contemporary Irish artists in the gallery stable. If...

Niamh O’Malley – Garden

There are three elements to O’Malley’s show. Two screens propped against the walls contain eerie projections on black fabric, while a sheet of glass painted on both sides stands upright in the middle of the gallery. Patches of paint like scraps of charred paper occupy...

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: on Twenty at IMMA

Since its foundation in 1991, the Irish Museum of Modern Art has collected current work by living artists. It’s a policy that has kept the museum young in its outlook and forced it to demonstrate tangible faith in emerging artists, twenty of whom are included in this...

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