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Andrea Büttner

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.

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Jennifer Mehigan
Nightbloom Chokehold

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a commissioned solo exhibition by artist Jennifer Mehigan titled Nightbloom Chokehold. This exhibition is part of the ongoing series of solo exhibitions under the title The Artist’s Eye which asks those exhibiting in Gallery 1 to invite an artist of influence to present work in Gallery 2. Acknowledging the […]

Bassam Al-Sabah
IT'S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a commissioned solo exhibition by artist Bassam Al-Sabah titled IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS in Gallery 1. In IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS, Al-Sabah transforms the gallery into a fantasy dreamscape embracing the shape-shifting potential of computer-animated worlds with a series of new sculptural works […]

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