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Croquis

Painted Tie Designs

‘Croquis’ are sketches, intended to show design ideas. These particular pieces, with their intricate Art Deco and Art Nouveau patterns, would have been processed through jacquard weaving machines, reduced in size and repeated many times to create the patterns for smart neckties. The small and intricate gouache on paper paintings date from the 1920s and 1930s. Originally from Germany, they were sourced from the office of a retired tie manufacturer in New York City.

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Current Exhibitions
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 […]

Upcoming Exhibitions

Anna Boghiguian
Period of Change

The Douglas Hyde is proud to present the first solo exhibition in Ireland by renowned artist Anna Boghiguian, titled Period of Change. Widely considered one of the most interesting contemporary artists of our time, Boghiguian is a close observer of the human condition, proposing a unique and diverse interpretation of contemporary life. She draws equally […]

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