Autumn 2017 Edition

As George Bernard Shaw’s generous bequest to the National Gallery of Ireland draws to a close, Peter Somerville-Large looks at how the funds have been distributed
John P O’Sullivan visits renowned horse painter Peter Curling at his home and studio in Tipperary
For her ‘Life Imitating Art’ series, Jeanette Lowe tells Stephanie McBride that she looked at scenes in Dublin as Edward Hopper might and created images using him as her influence
Employing film, collage and sculpture, Mary-Ruth Walsh considers the ways in which the complex psychological investment in skin is mirrored in the built environment, writes Sarah Kelleher
Rose Jane Leigh’s importance as an early pioneering Wexford landscape painter and her choice of studying in Antwerp placed her at the centre of the major art movements of the 19th and early 20th century, writes Mary Stratton Ryan
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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