Autumn 2017 Edition

Artist Charles Lamb’s paintings conveyed a romantic ideal of the new Ireland, writes Marie Bourke
The child-like quality in Tadhg McSweeney’s work is deliberate, the attempt of an adult to find a way through his experience of living, writes Brian Lynch
The map patterns in her work, although abstract in appearance, are accurate and can still be read, Michelle Byrne tells Carissa Farrell
A small number of Irish stone circles exhibit convincing evidence of intentional astronomical alignment at winter or summer solstice, writes Frank Prendergast. Photographs by Ken Williams
Sullivan uses military installations to create challenging site-specific work, writes Glenn Loughran
Highlights from the Autumn 2017 edition
EDITOR'S LETTER
NCAD’s great opportunity
The physical condition of the whole NCAD campus is so poor that there is a danger of a patchwork solution being implemented argues John Mulcahy

PAINTING
Eithne Jordan: Inside & Out
Eithne Jordan talks to Brian McAvera about the influence of German and French culture on her artistic practice
DESIGN
All the world's a stage
This year’s graduates in performance, fashion, film, photography, architecture and textiles, are introduced by Gerry Walker
PHOTOGRAPHY
David Farrell: Beyond the surface
Stephanie McBride offers an insight into award-winning photographer David Farrell’s seemingly innocent landscapes
SCULPTURE
Gaia’s Garden
Mark Ewart follows the international career of Linda Brunker whose work brings her to France, China and the USA
HERITAGE
Chapter and verse at Jerpoint Abbey
Peter Harbison looks back to the Synod of Cashel and Ráith Bresail, which had far-reaching consequences for monastic foundations such as Jerpoint Abbey
ART MARKET
Barrie Cooke at Adam's
One of the highlights of this year’s auction scene was the sale of Gillian Bowler’s collection at Adam’s at the end of May
WHAT'S ON
Limerick: Sense of place
At the Limerick City Gallery of Art Elizabeth Magill has her first major Irish exhibition in ten years.
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