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50 Works of Irish Art You Need to Know

50 Works of Irish Art You Need to Know
Ireland's incredible artistic heritage is celebrated in this entertaining, enlightening book. From the Newgrange kerbstone to Francis Bacon's studio, Bhreathnach-Lynch takes us through a history of Irish art in 50 works, celebrating each along the way.
Our Price: €19.99
ISBN/EAN9780717166558
Stock: 1
Publisher: Gill
Pub. Date: September 11 2015
Author: Bhreathnach-Lynch, Sighle
Format: Paperback
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In 50 Works of Irish Art You Need to Know Dr Sighle Bhreathnach-Lynch, former Curator of Irish Art at the National Gallery of Ireland, expertly selects key works of Irish art that simply must be seen. In sharing the unique stories behind each work, she provides a glimpse into the artist's world, encouraging us to take a closer look - to really see and understand each work of art. This book includes some of Ireland's most popular talents, such as Paul Henry, Harry Clarke and Jack B. Yeats. All of the works are in public collections and available to view throughout the country. Enjoy a fun and practical art history lesson from one of Ireland's well-known art historians. 'Sighle Bhreathnach-Lynch's book is the perfect travelling companion for those setting out on a journey of discovery through the world of Irish Art' Robert Ballagh 'Elegantly tells the story of Ireland, from first settlers to our current century, through 50 judiciously chosen artworks and objects that show the range and beauty of our artistic past. The marriage of image and insightful text paints a vivid picture of the complexity and diversity of our history.' James Hanley
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