We invite Arthur Seefahrt poet, writer and member of the IMMAs Visitor Engagement Team, to reflect on the fascinating ecology … More
We asked writer and researcher Sue Rainsford to sit down with artist, and current IMMA Collection: Freud Project exhibition curator, Daphne Wright, to explore her curation of The Ethics of Scrutiny exhibition in more detail.
Now showing at IMMA are two of the greatest painters of the 20th century, Frank Bowling and Lucian Freud. We … More
I had a dream the other night about being third up to pitch for a major art commission and the group before us used artists to act out their proposal. My team in contrast consisted of curators and a lighting designer – we looked at each other terrified and wished to pull out immediately. A common curator’s nightmare perhaps, wary one should be of ignoring artists in favour of a curatorial concept. Ignoring artists could never be an accusation aimed at the various ROSC committees. However the same committees could be accused of ignoring the growing trend of thematic exhibitions.
View of Rosc ’67 showing paintings by Lichtenstein and Picasso, Anne Crookshank. Rosc, which means ‘poetry of vision,’ was a … More