25 March 2014: Directors of the National Gallery of Ireland

In 2014 the National Gallery of Ireland is hosting a series of talks on Directors of the National Gallery, including three that focus on the period 1914-1923, which forms part of the Decade of Centenaries. At 10.30am on Tuesday 25 March Dr. Brendan Rooney of the National Gallery of Ireland spoke on ‘Walter Armstrong (1850-1918):…

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8 March 2014: National Gallery of Ireland film screening

At 2.30pm on Saturday 8 March 2014 the National Gallery of Ireland staged a screening of the film ‘River of words’, based on the life of Thomas MacGreevy (1893-1967). MacGreevy, a veteran of the First World War, was also a poet, a literary and art critic, and a director of the National Gallery of Ireland.…

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2 March 2014: National Gallery of Ireland of Ireland: War poetry and images of World War One

On Sunday 2 March 2014 the National Gallery of Ireland, in association with Poetry Ireland and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, hosted an illustrated poetry reading entitled ‘War poetry and images of World War One’, with Blake Morrison (Goldsmiths, University of London). Complementing the Study Day on ‘War Artists’ (held on Saturday March 1)…

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1 March 2014: National Gallery of Ireland Study Day: War Artists

On Saturday 1 March 2014 the National Gallery of Ireland hosted a ‘study day’ on ‘War Artists’. By focusing on World War I, this will reflects an era of radical change in both art and history. The range of talented artists that captured the people and events involved in the war included Paul Nash, Eric Kennington, William…

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