Gabhann Dunne: Magenta Honey

Wednesday 24 June – Sunday 28 June 2015
Gabhann Dunne: The Bull's Hares, oil on board, detail | Gabhann Dunne: Magenta Honey | Wednesday 24 June – Sunday 28 June 2015 |

Informing Gabhann Dunne’s practice is a widespread of literature, social commentators and ecologists such as John Gray, Mark Rowlands and Emma Marris. Painting is not used analytically but to interrogate how different forms or techniques can be used with each other to create tension, power and the sacred. Imagery leaks from the canvas onto walls and floors, anchoring the work in the space of its showing, a loop of flowers, a small pillow to break the fall of a painted animal. While the subject of the work may seem overly dark and nihilistic there is humour here, compassion, apology and a desire to protect. Magenta Honey is the result of Dunne’s Residency on Bull Island, which has been designated since 1981 by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve. It is the only Biosphere Reserve entirely in a capital city in the world.

Image: Gabhann Dunne: The Bull's Hares, oil on board, detail
Wednesday 24 June – Sunday 28 June 2015
Red Stables, St. Anne's Park, Dublin 3
Admission / price: Free

 
Associated sites
Design: iCulture • Privacy and cookies
Tweets by dnoting
day before opening reception
day of opening reception
day before open to public
day open to public
day before closing
day of closing

(e-mail addresses are not retained after the reminder is sent)

other sites designed or
assisted by iCulture