Everything you have wanted to know about wall drawing and a bit more with Lucy and Simon Feb 27th, 2018, CCAD Campus

The Origins of Wall Art Upper Palaeolithic period Art 40,000 bc- 9,000bc humans were becoming more sophisticated in culture, weapons, tools, we had ritual burials which means the capacity for abstract thought on religion. Based on DNA studies modern man began out of Africa-middle east- Australia Rock art was used as communication. Evidence in France-Continue reading “Everything you have wanted to know about wall drawing and a bit more with Lucy and Simon Feb 27th, 2018, CCAD Campus”

Brian O’ Doherty Project Introduction

Miranda Driscoll, Director of the Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh introduces the Brian O’Doherty Project. Tuesday 27th February from CCAD ABOUT BRIAN O’DOHERTY Brian O’Doherty (known as Patrick Ireland from 1972 – 2008), is undoubtedly one of Ireland’s most important living artists. He left Ireland in 1957 and became known internationally as one of the pioneering figuresContinue reading “Brian O’ Doherty Project Introduction”

Reading from Inside the White Cube, Brian O’Doherty at UCC Lewis Glucksman Art Gallery 20th February 2018

O’ Doherty’s essay (Texts were originally published as a series of essays) about the emergence of a white cube style gallery space was a natural step in the evolution of methods of display, it occurred as modernism continued to expand the limits of both each individual medium and of the frame itself. Art needed aContinue reading “Reading from Inside the White Cube, Brian O’Doherty at UCC Lewis Glucksman Art Gallery 20th February 2018”

MoMA Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing February 16–May 5, 1992

Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing provocatively explores developments in drawing since the mid-1970s. Following Drawing Now, the Museum’s pioneering exhibition of 1976 that documented the emergence of drawing as a major and independent means of expression, Allegories of Modernism records the important and multifaceted role of drawing in art today. The exhibition includes some 200 works by more thanContinue reading “MoMA Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing February 16–May 5, 1992”