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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.
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 DIFFERENT eight week art classes for children, run by professional artist Vicky Smith, will be held in the Knocknacarra Community Centre.
Ballina Arts Centre celebrates the publication of the first collection of poems by Michelle O’Sullivan with a launch and reading by the Ballina-based poet on Tuesday, July 17, at 7pm. Michelle will read from the collection and fellow poet Sean Lysaght will be guest speaker on the night.
IN THE early 1990s, Paul Durcan took a trip to the National Gallery of London where he enjoyed viewing works by Van Gogh, Van Eyck, Rubens, and Gainsborough.
CULTURAL MISUNDERSTANDINGS and the life of Van Gogh are the inspiration behind two of three new dance shows from the Cathy Sharp Dance Ensemble.
La Maison Chic is offering its customers in exclusivity the range of Zoffany paints. Zoffany has launched 38 new colours selected to complement its new range of fabrics and wallpapers. Twenty-two neutrals, 13 soft colours, and three deep shades work perfectly with recent wallpaper collections. With these additions, the new Zoffany palette comprises 120 colours reflecting the demand for subtlety in tone and the ability to match colour perfectly to the soft furnishings in a scheme. The following finishes are available.