#fridayfocus… Irish Weather (2, Sunshine!)

A couple of weeks ago I posted about depictions of rain and bad weather in Irish art. This week however, things are looking up, as April sunshine is streaming through my window. It might be late, but at least it’s here. Walking around Dublin today, I noticed that the leaves have finally started to comeContinue reading “#fridayfocus… Irish Weather (2, Sunshine!)”


#fridayfocus… Irish Weather (#whatthefliuch)

As the rain pours down outside my office window, I came to think about how the Irish weather has been portrayed in visual art. My first thought was of blue-skied, cloud-filled paintings by Paul Henry, such as the National Gallery of Ireland’s A Connemara Village. Equally evocative I think, is his painting of Early Morning, Connemara, one ofContinue reading “#fridayfocus… Irish Weather (#whatthefliuch)”

#event…Shadows and Lights – Women and Irish Visual Culture

Shadows and Lights – Women and Irish Visual Culture – panel discussion For International Women’s Week, 4th – 8th March, 2013 Emmet Theatre (Room 2037), Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin Wednesday, March 6th, 2013, 7.00pm – 8.30pm Panel; Chair; Dr Angela Griffith, History of Art and Architecture Department, (TCD) Geraldine O’Neill, ARHA, artist Rowan Sexton,Continue reading “#event…Shadows and Lights – Women and Irish Visual Culture”