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Niamh O'Malley

Niamh O’Malley’s art is in some respects connected to Irish landscape painting, and despite its phenomenological emphasis on processes of seeing, looking, and perceiving, it can be surprisingly Romantic. It would be a little far-fetched, but not entirely wrong, to suggest that at the core of her work there is a melancholic attraction to darkness, intimacy, and reflection, even though layering, enfoldment and fragmentation keep the excesses of Romanticism at bay.

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Upcoming 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 […]

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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