Tag: Ireland

Dadamaino: Give Time to SpaceA arte Invernizzi, Milan Until 5th February 2020 Lauded for her consistency and idiosyncrasy of style, Italian artist Dadamaino is being celebrated by a solo exhibition of her work at Milan’s A arte Invernizzi gallery. The exhibition itself is a white maze of eclectic pieces from the late 50s to 70s with a focus on Dadamaino’s exploration of the relationship between…

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It’s a new decade and art galleries, museums and other venues are looking for fresh ways to approach their collections. From the fashion of dance music through history (including an exhibition inspired by the cabarets of Germany), to the must-see Lucian Freud: The Self Portraits at the RA in London, the shows this year are incredibly varied. Don’t forget: The London Art Fair also opens…

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The Troubles,  internationally known as the Northern Ireland Conflict, was a “low-level” war that spanned a period of 30 years. Bridgeman Images photographer Alain le Garsmeur now lives in Northern Ireland, and his moving photos taken during the Troubles capture this unsettling and violent time in history. In August 2019, it will be 50 years since the deployment of troops in Northern Ireland.   Background to the Troubles…

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The Home Rule movement emerged in Ireland as a backlash against the the 1801 Act of Union with Britain. Home Rule was the name given to the process of allowing Ireland to have more say in how it was governed – freeing them from the rule of London and thus appeasing those in Ireland who wanted to have more home derived power. It came to dominate British…

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As the centenary of the Easter Rising approaches, explore rare photographs of Dublin in ruins following the armed rebellion of Irish Republicans on 24 April 1916. Few photographs were taken of this defining moment of the struggle for Irish independence but an exhibition in London provides a unique insight into the six days of fighting. The Sean Sexton collection, currently on display at the Photographer’s Gallery,…

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