Spring Edition 2021

 

Highlights from the current edition
ART COMMENT
RDS awards
The Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Visual Art Awards is the most important platform for visual art graduates in Ireland
ARTISTS ON VIEW
Drawn to life
Though best known for his landscapes and portraits, Blaise Smith has been painting still lifes for more than two decades and, writes Aidan Dunne
INTERVIEW
Out of the Blue
Mike Fitzharris tells Brian McAvera of his attraction to colour captured in the brilliance of an Irish summer or Spain’s Andalucía
ARCHITECTURE
De Lacy’s Citadel
Roger Stalley traces the fractured history of Carlingford Castle in Co Louth, following a ‘bold and unashamedly contemporary’ intervention by Howley Hayes Architects
SCULPTURE
Porous boundaries
John Rainey tells Michael Waldron that he designs environments for his work to exist in, so that we exist within their world for a period of time

HERITAGE
Elevated survival
Patrick Bowe unearths how medieval monks fished, foraged and cultivated one of Ireland’s earliest known kitchen gardens on the cliffs of the windswept island of Skellig Michael
PHOTOGRAPHY
Around the island
David Davison looks at the photographs in the last chapter of the National Library of Ireland’s recent digitisation project

REVIEWS
Dublin Moving East 1708-1844: How The City Took Over The Sea
reviewed by Arnold Horner

 

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