Winter Edition 2020

 

Highlights from the current edition
ART COMMENT
RHA Annual Exhibition
The brave decision of the Royal Hibernian Academy to ‘go online’ rather than to miss out on its annual show altogether has set viewers some major problems
ARTISTS ON VIEW
Piercing tradition
Susan Connolly’s work can be classified within the broad category of ‘expanded painting’, which rejects the traditional painting format of the easel and frame, writes Riann Coulter
INTERVIEW:
Carousel
Elizabeth Taggart tells Brian McAvera that the seaside village of Donaghadee in which she grew up holds the key to what drives her as a painter
ARCHITECTURE
Stylish re-use
The new Roe & Co Distillery demonstrates that large industrial buildings can be reimagined successfully writes James Howley
SCULPTURE
Furrows of steel
Joe Butler’s career shows a total dedication to his pursuit of open, direct metal sculpture, writes John Behan
HERITAGE
Medieval gem
John Montague explores Dunsoghly Castle in North County Dublin, one of Ireland’s most interesting buildings
PHOTOGRAPHY
Strangely familiar
For her ‘Life Imitating Art’ series, Jeanette Lowe tells Stephanie McBride that she looked at scenes in Dublin as Edward Hopper might and created images using him as her influence
REVIEWS
The Buildings of Ireland – Cork:
City and County
reviewed by Louise Cotter

 

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