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Art of the Troubles

Posted November 1, 2014 12:00 am by admin under Exhibition Featured

This major new exhibition features artists’ responses to the Troubles in Northern Ireland. It offers avenues for exploring the way in which the Troubles have been viewed by artists.

1 November 2014 - 27 February 2015

This major new exhibition features artists’ responses to the Troubles in Northern Ireland. It offers avenues for exploring the way in which the Troubles have been viewed by artists and for reflecting on the manifestations and impact of violence and division in our society. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings, photographs, videos and sculpture. Art of the TroublesIt explores a broad range of themes including violence and destruction, suffering and loss traditions and life in the midst of turmoil.

Art of the Troubles has been developed in partnership with the Ulster Museum and includes many works from the collections of National Museums Northern Ireland including the recently gifted Arts Council of Northern Ireland Collection. Also incorporated are loans from the Imperial War Museum, London and the Irish Museum of Modern Art as well as works from private collections and the artists themselves.

ARTISTS TALKS: ART OF THE TROUBLES: A series of artist talks are being held throughout February which promise to offer a unique opportunity for exhibiting artists to discuss the themes and motivation behind their work. (Free, Drop in)

TUESDAY 3 FEBRUARY 2 – 3pm: DAN SHIPSIDES
TUESDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2 – 3pm: PHILIP NAPIER
TUESDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2 – 3pm: PAUL SEAWRIGHT (Arena Theatre)

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