Art and Architecture of Ireland
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The Plough and the Stars by Seán O’Casey, 1926
The Royal Irish Academy’s Art and Architecture of Ireland project took 6 years to complete, contains over 2 million words, 3,000 pages and 1,600 years of culture.
How do you put together a five volume work, with ten editors and over 270 external contributors? A project that contains over 3 million words, 3,000 pages and 3,500 images?
Harry Clarke’s Eve of St Agnes 1924
In this week’s article Yvonne Scott discusses Paul Henry’s calm portrait which ‘captures the challenge Irish artists faced in combining modernism and nationalism.’
Art and Architecture of Ireland reviewed in the Irish Independent.
Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, 1916
This weekend marks the start of the Royal Irish Academy’s collaboration with the Irish Times entitled Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks.