Naked Truth: The Nude in Irish

Friday 13 July – Sunday 28 October 2018
William Orpen (1878-1931), The Holy Well | Naked Truth: The Nude in Irish | Friday 13 July  – Sunday 28 October 2018 | Crawford Art Gallery

This major exhibition surveys the nude and the naked body as depicted by Irish artists, focusing on interconnecting themes of political allegory, domestic intimacy, gender politics, artistic training, censorship, sexuality and display. The exhibition features work ranging from historic Sheela na-gigsto artists including Francis Bacon, James Barry, Dorothy Cross, Robert Fagan, Amanda Coogan, Mainie Jellett and Brian Maguire.

Curated by William Laffan and Dawn Williams .

Image: William Orpen (1878-1931), The Holy Well
Friday 13 July – Sunday 28 October 2018
Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place
Cork
Telephone: +353 21 4805042
info@crawfordartgallery.ie
www.crawfordartgallery.ie
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Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 20:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Admission / price: Free

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