Winter 2016
Vol. 33, Issue 4


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Featured in the Winter 2016 edition:

Garden of earthly delights Mic Moroney is dazzled by the myriad influences at work in Dublin-based Andrzej Mazur’s oeuvre, on view at the RUA 135th Annual Exhibition.
Old masters made new Fragments from the past intermingle with the present to create a visual conundrum, writes Angela Griffith in her preview of new work from Geraldine O’Neill.
Homage to work A paen to work spaces? James Hanley investigates the surprising subject of Kevin Cosgrove’s solo show at the Butler Gallery, Kilkenny.
Celestial rhapsody James O’Nolan welcomes Felim Egan’s return to form with a body of work he describes as diaphanous and beautiful, on view at the Cross Gallery, Dublin.
Codebreaker John Cronin tackles the language of code in his latest examination of painting in the age of artificial intelligence, writes Luke Naessens.
A simple plan Frank McDonald celebrates the 40th anniversary and exhibition at the Irish Architectural Archive entitled ‘House and Home’.
Fresh cut Donal Maguire welcomes a long-awaited new suite of paintings from Mairead O’hEocha focused on the genre of flower painting.
Making her mark ‘Canvases make me nervous’ master printmaker Alice Hanratty tells Brian McAvera, as she reflects on her career trajectory.
Eco-warrior Mark Ewart visits the remote Allihies studio of artist Rachel Parry who conjures extraordinary sculpture from nature’s detritus.
Master of miniatures James Howley examines the allure of the art of miniature as seen in the work of illustrator extraordinaire Michael Craig.
Portrait of a century Kim Haughton’s centenary portfolio illustrates the diversity of Irish society, writes Stephanie McBride.
When Bridgit met Digit Nicola Gordon Bowe tells how the tender friendship between William Orpen and Beatrice Elvery began at the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art.
The young bohemians Patrick Swift’s critical writing remains relevant today by virtue of his intellect and his innate sensitivity, argues Brian Fallon.
Unearthing the past Peter Murray follows the Roman adventures of artist and antiquary Robert Fagan whose painting was inspired by Classical antiquity.
Cultural virtues Rosemarie Devereux looks at the artist contributors to A Celtic Christmas, a supplement to AE Russell’s The Irish Homestead.
Sarah Purser’s gift for friendship Since its foundation in 1924 the Friends of the National Collections of Ireland have gifted some 800 artworks to National Collections, writes John Maiben Gilmartin.
Living Heritage Sandra Andrea O’Connell looks at the transformations wrought by the Irish Heritage Trust at Fota House, Strokestown Park and Johnstown Castle.
Et in Arcadia Ego Kevin V Mulligan recalls the fall and rise of two exceptional architectural monuments in County Monaghan fuelled by the efforts of an inspired local community.
The Irish connection Peter Harbison examines the iconographical affinities between some Irish high crosses and a manuscript in the monastery of St Gall, Switzerland.

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