HAMILTON GALLERY EASTER 1916 SHOW

A Terrible Beauty is Born

 

Invited Artists

2nd June – 23rd July 2016

Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

You are cordially invited to attend the opening of “A Terrible Beauty is Born”, a visual response by 70 Irish artists to the iconic poem ‘Easter, 1916’ by W.B. Yeats, at the Hamilton Gallery on Thursday 2nd June at 6 pm.

About “A Terrible Beauty is Born” 
Hamilton Gallery invited Ireland’s leading contemporary artists to create an image 20cm x 20cm inspired by W. B. Yeats’s poem Easter, 1916. The exhibition A Terrible Beauty is Born features the work of over 70 visual artists. It is a dynamic, provocative and comprehensive response, 100 years on, by the shapers of our contemporary visual arts culture to the events of 1916, with W. B. Yeats’ iconic Easter, 1916 poem used as a springboard.

Light refreshments will be available at the opening

Gallery opening hours Mon to Sat 10am – 5pm.   www.hamiltongallery.ie

 

hamilton 2016
“A Terrible Beauty is Born – Countess Markievicz” Pencil and collage on canvas. Lisa Gingles

June2016

Published by lisagingles

Lisa Gingles is a Northern Ireland born, Valencia based artist. Having studied Fine Art in the University of Ulster, Belfast, she moved to Valencia, Spain in 1998. She has exhibited over the past few years in Spain, U.K, Ireland and N.Ireland. Lisa´s work is mainly made up of small drawings and collage using old book covers and there ripped out pages as a base. " The artist´s works conjure a bewitching world of eerie fairly tales and ancient folklore, a world where both menacing and benign forces of nature are at play" Sunday Business Post, 9th September 2012, Susan Morrel.

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