Painting

Selected articles on Irish artists that have been published in the Irish Arts Review

Subject or object?

From the Autumn 2016 edition: Brian McAvera sees Colin Davidson wrestle with sexual politics in his new series of Nudes on view this autumn at Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin.

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Neo-Palladian 

From the Summer 2016 edition: Richard Gorman is marking his 70th year with an exhibition at Castletown, Co Kildare where his colourful abstracts animate the walls of its classical interior, writes Jennifer Goff.

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The Edge

Isabella Evangelisti previews a collection of new paintings from Una Sealy that take as their focus the edge between land and sea, youth and maturity, on view at the RHA, Dublin.

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Captured or caught?

From the Summer 2016 edition: Impressively executed and unsettling in effect, Molly Judd’s Murmuring Lights, is a worthy winner of this year’s Ireland-U.S. Council/Irish Arts Review Portraiture Award, writes Donal Maguire.

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Eva International

From the Spring 2016 edition: In response to the 1916 centenary, EVA International takes as its theme, the post-colonial legacy on the psyche and imagination of colonized communities, writes Michaële Cutaya.

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Winter nocturne

From IAR Winter Edition: Peter Murray reflects on the cool Nordic aesthetic of Patricia Burns whose work is on view in January at the Taylor Galleries, Dublin.

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