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Spring 2016
Vol. 33, Issue 1

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Featured in the Spring 2016 Edition of the Irish Arts Review (Subscribe here):

EVA International EVA International takes as its theme the post-colonial legacy on the psyche, landscape and imagination of colonized communities, writes Michaële Cutaya
Celtic renaissance Virginia Teehan looks at the wealth of Irish Arts and Crafts material on view until June at the Burns Library and the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College
The measure of man At mid career, architect Níall McLaughlin is still willing to take risks, writes Raymund Ryan
1916 Centenary: Warriors and statesmen Paula Murphy considers the political character of Oliver Sheppard’s work as exemplified by the Death of Cúchulainn and his portrayal of Padraig Pearse
In a Garden I Once Knew Brenda Moore-McCann visits Sligo-based artist Michael Wann as he prepares a new suite of drawings for the Cross Gallery, Dublin in April
Compulsive viewing Carissa Farrell previews a new body of work by award-winning artist Vera Klute ahead of her solo show at the Molesworth Gallery, Dublin in May
International tapestry Brian Fallon looks at the fusion of influences within Japanese-born Makiko Nakamura’s abstract painting
From the heart Gerry Walker remembers the playwright, artist and printmaker John Kelly, as the Blackbird Gallery in Kilkenny host a celebration of his life and work
De Profundis Seán Kissane counters the perception that Patrick Hennessy’s work was surreal, in a fresh examination of his oeuvre at IMMA, until July
A matter of form ‘It takes a long time to understand that true creativity is beyond our individual control,’ sculptor Michael Warren tells Brian McAvera in interview
Children of the revolution Robert Ballagh reveals a family legacy in Jim FitzPatrick’s preoccupation with politics and art
At seventeen Stephanie McBride reviews Doug DuBois’ engaging photographic study of Cork teenagers
1916 Centenary: Poets and patriots Hilary Pyle notes the stark change in mood, from peace to war, recorded in poet and novelist James Stephens’ Easter journal, 1916
1916 Centenary: City under siege David Caron reveals the extent of the RHA’s artistic losses, in both content and building, as witnessed by stained-glass artist Michael Healy during Easter 1916
Hibernian odyssey Peter Murray recalls the highs and lows of Morris Graves’ ten-year sojourn in Ireland
Family reunion at Castletown William Laffan appaulds the bequest of two collections of miniatures to Castletown
The Wakeman Portfolio Peter Harbison views WF Wakeman’s watercolours of local antiquities at Sligo County Library
Kings, friars, and barristers Patricia McCarthy charts the history of Dublin’s Honorable Society of King’s Inns
Forget-me-not Christiaan Corlett presents new research on the
headstones of stone cutter James Butler of north Wexford

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