ART OF A NATION,
Venue: Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1
April 13 – August 31
The Art of a Nation is the first major exhibition in London for 30 years that celebrates the story of Irish art from 1900 to the present day. Drawing on the incomparable, award winning collection of paintings, photography, tapestry and sculptures from the Allied Irish Banks and Crawford Art Gallery in Cork, this exhibition will include 70 works by many of Ireland’s greatest artists. Presented with the collaboration of Ireland’s Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, as well as the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, the exhibition promises to offer a striking and thought-provoking survey of the national essence of Irish art.
Image: Diana Copperwhite ARHA, Portrait of V, 2015, oil on linen, 30 x 25 cm. Image courtesy of the artist and Kevin Kavanagh Gallery.