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Serge Charchoune

The Franco-Russian artist Serge Charchoune, born in 1888, is often thought of as a minor painter who tried his hand at many styles. It would be more accurate, however, as his indefatigable advocate Merlin James has pointed out, to describe him as an unpredictable individualist who evaded or subverted classic Modernism, an artist who absorbed and adapted Modernist tropes, turning them into something unique and personal.

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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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