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A MAJOR new exhibition of work by sculptor and artist John Behan opens this Friday October 13 at the Kenny Gallery. Award-winning actor Stephen Rea will officially open the exhibition entitled Eternal Recurrence, at 6pm.
Even the master of intrigue himself, John le Carré, would have been mystified at the bizarre challenges the late Labhrás Ó Nualláin was presented with when he applied for a lectureship in economics, commerce and accountancy (through Irish) at University College Galway in 1953.
Artists can be very awkward at times. They don’t always conform to decisions made on their behalf. They rarely behave nicely if they disagree with authority.
STARTING IN the early seventies and continuing for about 20 years, there was a continuous migration into Galway of extraordinary “blow ins” whose genius and drive transfigured the cultural life of the city.
It was something of a red letter day at Kenny’s Gallery last Friday with the dual launch of a major new exhibition by sculptor John Behan, and a terrific book celebrating the artist, by NUIG’s Adrian Frazier, entitled John Behan: The Bull of Sheriff Street - The Life and Work of an Irish Sculptor and published by Lilliput Press.
"SOME OF those who already know about John Behan would think of him as without question a Dubliner. For others, after forty years there, he is a fundamental part of Galway."
Galway-based and internationally renowned sculptor John Behan RHA is once again supporting local charity Croí by creating a specially commissioned Behan Collection for auction at this year’s Croí fundraising gala ball which takes place tomorrow, March 22, in the Radisson Blu Hotel.
ON THE Tide Of History, a new exhibition of bronze sculptures, drawings, and paintings by John Behan, opens at The Kenny Gallery tomorrow at 6pm.
Rugby has taken centre stage in Ireland recently with the exploits of the Irish team at the World Cup in New Zealand, and for those who would like a permanent reminder of the intensity of the game, a special John Behan sculpture will be auctioned this weekend.
The leading Irish sculptor John Behan will next week unveil a special commemorative sculpture to celebrate Music for Galway’s 30th anniversary.