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Verne Dawson

Verne Dawson’s paintings typically display a preoccupation with history, collective memory and the measurement of time; he is fascinated by the attempts humanity has made to comprehend the mystery of our place on earth and to pass on inherited understanding to later generations. A deep interest in prehistoric art, ritual, fairytales and superstition makes its way into his work, which is often influenced by the mathematical and astronomical grounding of folklore, calendars and astrology.

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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 […]

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