The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the first institutional exhibition in Ireland by renowned artist Uri Aran. Titled Take This Dog for Example, Aran’s exhibition presents new and ongoing works layered throughout the space of Gallery 1. Uri Aran has a decidedly unfixed relationship to media and materials, combining aspects of sculpture, video, painting, […]
Andrea Büttner says that she likes doing complicated things, which is surprising when you look at her work, because she is especially interested in ostensibly simple subjects like ‘poverty’, ‘shame’, and ‘vulnerability’. Devoid of all irony, although not of humour, Büttner’s art practice treads a fine line between the heartfelt and the knowing, and between faith and critical thought; it is this tension that accounts for the work’s strength and complexity.
Acknowledging the crucial role artists play in influencing and shaping other artistic practices, ‘The Artist’s Eye’ series asks those exhibiting in Gallery 1 to invite an artist of influence to present work in Gallery 2. In this instalment, Uri Aran has invited longtime friend and collaborator Josh Tonsfeldt. Josh Tonsfeldt’s practice is rooted in everyday life and […]
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