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Chris Martin

Since the 1980s, Chris Martin has been a significant figure on the New York painting scene, notable for his exuberant experimentation with the medium. His enthusiasm for painting and its history is expressed literally in the work, for predecessors and influences are readily acknowledged; among them are Paul Thek, Alfred Jensen and Thomas Nozkowski, who have all previously exhibited in The Douglas Hyde. Music features prominently too, as well as references to popular culture and psychedelia.

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Deirdre O'Mahony
The Quickening

The Douglas Hyde Gallery of Contemporary Art announces The Quickening, a powerful new artwork by ground-breaking artist Deirdre O’Mahony. Bringing together urgent conversations, original music and moving image, The Quickening responds to issues facing farming, food production and consumption, in the face of present ecological and climate crises. A nationwide project, the culmination of over […]

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