Cosmic Dust at Visual, Carlow

Cosmic Dust at Visual, Carlow

This eclectic exhibition features beautiful bronze sculptures by Brian King, striking geometric drawings by Mark Cullen and a remarkable floor circle made of chalk sticks by Remco de Fouw. By drawing together artworks with a science, spiritual or philosophical slant,...
Mary McIntyre – An Interior Landscape

Mary McIntyre – An Interior Landscape

McIntyre’s photographs are a response to traditional depictions of landscape. At Belfast’s MAC, they were shown alongside paintings by Lowry, Corot and Jacob Van Ruisdael. Here, they stand alone: shots of stark trees in flooded places and quiet, people-less locations...
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...

Tadhg McSweeney – Edifice Complex

A makeshift arrow sends visitors left, trapping them briefly within a plywood, MDF and bubble-wrap construction before delivering them into the rest of the exhibition. This ante-room where wooden sheets balance atop scaffolding bars and abandoned canvasses face the...

An Oasis of Horror in a Desert of Boredom

Anchored by Irish painter Brian Maguire’s vibrant, unflinching portraits of women who have been murdered in Mexico’s Ciudad Juárez, this group show focuses on the violence that is endemic in that place. The deliberately heart-wrenching selection includes...

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