Summer Edition 2017

From the Summer 2017 edition
From the Summer 2017 edition
From the Summer 2017 edition
From the Summer 2017 edition
Highlights from the Summer 2017 edition
EDITOR'S LETTER
Patrick Pye and Ludwig Van Beethoven

PAINTING
Shane Berkery Bitter Candy
Susan Campbell considers Shane Berkery’s use of colour ahead of his first solo exhibition at Chimera Gallery, Mullingar
DESIGN
Touchstone: 40th anniversary of Ceramics Ireland
Frances McDonald reports on the creative flowering of Ceramics Ireland as they celebrate their 40th anniversary at Farmleigh this summer
OPINION
The National Gallery needs a new ‘mission’
The NGI must turn its attention to accumulating the finest possible collection of Irish artists of the past two centuries, argues John Mulcahy
SCULPTURE
Eilí O'Connell From the Ground Up
‘One of the hardest things in sculpture is to make things stick together and not fall down’ Eilís O’Connell tells Brian McAvera in a wide-ranging interview
PHOTOGRAPHY
John Minihan Seven Ages
At seventy, John Minihan is still seeking adventures with his camera, writes Fiona Kearney, as she examines some gems from his recent portfolio
ART MARKET
Patrick Swift at Adam's
Patrick Swift is not quite a rara avis in the Irish art market but his appearances at auction are infrequent: around ten paintings since 2010
WHAT'S ON
RHA Annual Exhibition
The RHA Annual Exhibition continues through the summer. The Ireland-U.S. Council/Irish Arts Review Portrait Award has been awarded to Blaise Smith for Eight Scientists