From rural Donegal to Russia’s Hermitage Museum: the bizarre journey of an Irish landscape by an American artist. ℘℘℘ You would hardly expect to find idyllic scenes of the Donegal Gaeltacht in a Russian state museum, but the celebrated painting “Dan Ward’s Stack” and other gorgeous canvases of rural Donegal grace the walls of two of Russia’s world-renowned art museums. The … [Read more...] about Dan Ward’s Stack
The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College is hosting a highly-acclaimed exhibit entitled Éire/Land, which explores Ireland's landscape, with artifacts ranging from medieval manuscripts to contemporary mixed-media items. Open until May 19, the exhibit comprises roughly 100 manuscripts, archaeological artifacts, early maps, and prominent Irish landscape paintings from the … [Read more...] about Paintings of Ireland
In his latest work, Irish artist Robert Ballagh explores the relationship between the Irish and the land.
March 10, 2002, New York: Looking remarkably fresh after a long plane fide from Dublin, artist Robert Ballagh took time to show me around the recent exhibition of his new paintings that were displayed so beautifully at the Irish Arts Center for an exhibition entitled … [Read more...] about Robert Ballagh :
The Land and The Irish