Gallery 1

April 3 - May 22, 2012


Interlude, our 2011 group exhibition, was about edgelands, liminality, and the borders of the known; Last pushes beyond those boundaries towards a less familiar place where everyday structures have either been eroded or disintegrated. Last might be said to reflect a mood of anxiety, a struggle for survival, and the possibility of transformation. From another perspective, however, it is a simple exhibition of twenty recent works by Irish or Irish-based artists that has no particular meaning. 

Last includes works by the following artists:

Stephen Brandes, Peter Burns, Elaine Byrne, Oliver Comerford, Kevin Cosgrove, Gary Coyle, Paul Doran, Damien Flood, Cliona Harmey, Wendy Judge, Nevan Lahart, Stephen Loughman, Sinead Ni Mhaonaigh, Paul Nugent, Mark O'Kelly, David Sherry, Sonia Shiel, George Warren

The Douglas Hyde Gallery warmly thanks the artists, their galleries, and the lenders for their support of the exhibition.

A pamphlet, containing a short text and illustrations of the works in Last, is available in the Gallery. Please contact us in order to receive a downloadable version.