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Cork Circadian Rhythms

Cork Circadian Rhythms

‘Circadian Rhythms’ at The Glucksman Gallery shows the work of Irish and international artists who explore the invisible force of circadian rhythms through reflections on time, the cadence of working life, sleeping patterns, as well as through the impact of modern technologies that disrupt the natural world. All life on earth – humans, other animals, plants and even bacteria – carry out biological processes to a twenty-four-hour pattern of activity that mirrors the length of the earth day. Artists include David Beattie, Isolde Donohoe, Tehching Hsieh, Jitish Kallat, Barbara Knezevic, Michael John Whelan and more. Image: Jitish Kallat
The Glucksman Gallery: 1 August – 3 November

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Limerick: Lavery & Osborne

Limerick: Lavery & Osborne

The Hunt Museum’s ‘Lavery & Osborne: Observing Life’, presents the work of the two distinguished artists (John Lavery and Walter Frederick Osborne) working in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Demonstrating their joint mastery of portraiture and landscape, the works in the exhibition have been selected from public and private collections in Ireland, Britain, and the US, and reflect the international careers of both artists.
Hunt Museum: 1 June – 30 September

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Cork: Seen not heard

Cork: Seen not heard

‘Seen, Not Heard’ at the Crawford Art Gallery examines the representations of children by Irish artists and in Irish art collections ranging from the 18th century to the present. The exhibition examines what these visual representations tell us about how the role of the child has evolved within Ireland and the wider society, the challenging perspectives of the artist and viewer, and encourages the audience to reflect on their own perceptions of childhood. To encourage these interactive reflections, the upper gallery will be transformed into an experimental, project-based playroom for the duration of the exhibition.
Seen, Not Heard: 28 June – 28 October

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Limerick Summer at LCGA

Limerick Summer at LCGA

The Limerick City Gallery of Art presents three exhibitions running concurrently this summer. ‘Mary Swanzy: Voyages’ continues its journey around Ireland, following successful runs at IMMA and the Crawford Art Gallery. The display includes over forty works by the pioneering modernist painter. Landscape paintings and drawings in Robert Ryan’s ‘Forgotten Existence’ explore themes of solitude, vulnerability and the cycle of life. The latter of these connects with work by Fiona O’Dwyer, which examines migration, movement and displacement, rooted in a visual and sound language.
Limerick City Gallery of Art: 21 June – 25 August

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