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PICASSO WAS the greatest artist of the 20th century, but he also dabbled in literature, thanks to his interest in the Surrealists and their citing him as a major inspiration.
ONE SIDE-EFFECT of Galway not having a municipal gallery is that exhibitions pop up in various venues and two current shows worth seeing are in the NUI Galway staffroom, which is hosting Áine Phillips’ Performaphilia, and the Black Gate Cultural Centre, where the group show, Conflict, is on display.
THE WORK of some poets is great, or at least initially sounds great, when you hear it declaimed from a festival stage, but is rather less rewarding when read on the page, in the absence of the bells and whistles of performance.
It was Van Gogh who wrote that fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore. It is a line that permeates our thoughts each time we take to the water. For those whose livelihood is the water, it is the confirmation of a constant presence, a permanent danger that underlines their activities at the mercy of the waves.
Galway city councillors have voted to preserve the facades of a number of early 20th century art deco facades on William Street West. The facades, located beside the junction with Munster Avenue, were added to the city's Record of Protected Structures this week, despite several councillors expressing their dislike of the architectural style of the buildings.
GALWAY BASED artist Stephanie McLaughlin is hosting an exhibition of her work in the Town Hall Theatre gallery/bar, which will run until June 2.
TO MARK the 125th anniversary of Vincent Van Gogh’s death, Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum is hosting a major re-showing of the gallery’s collection of works by the much loved artist.
Two Westmeath women, Frances McGonigle and Anne Rigney, will open their upcoming exhibition in the Dean Crowe Theatre and Arts Centre on Friday September 19 at 7.30pm. The exhibition is titled Two but not 2 and will feature a mixed media collection of paintings and prints.
HENRI MATISSE is one of the key figures in 20th century art, and his Cut-Outs, which he began in the late 1930s, are among his best loved works.
Luan Gallery, Athlone will host the second episode of the Ask the Artist talk series with artist Tom Climent, one of the three artists exhibiting until April 27.