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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
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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