The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the first institutional exhibition in Ireland by renowned artist Uri Aran. Titled Take This Dog for Example, Aran’s exhibition presents new and ongoing works layered throughout the space of Gallery 1. Uri Aran has a decidedly unfixed relationship to media and materials, combining aspects of sculpture, video, painting, […]
Paloma Varga Weisz
Paloma Varga Weisz has made many exhibitions around the world, including one in 2006 at The Douglas Hyde. Trained as a wood carver, her work could be described as being rooted in European arts and crafts of the past, and especially of the Middle Ages, but it is nonetheless contemporary in tone. United by their spiritual overtones and surreal fantasy, she paints subtle watercolours and makes impressive installations, as well as skilfully carved sculptures.
Acknowledging the crucial role artists play in influencing and shaping other artistic practices, ‘The Artist’s Eye’ series asks those exhibiting in Gallery 1 to invite an artist of influence to present work in Gallery 2. In this instalment, Uri Aran has invited longtime friend and collaborator Josh Tonsfeldt. Josh Tonsfeldt’s practice is rooted in everyday life and […]
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