News Archive 2007-2015

László Moholy-Nagy – A Lightplay Black White Gray

Installation of Moholy-Nagy’s ’Ein Lichtspiel Schwarz Weiss Grau,’ film, based on his kinetic sculpture, ‘Light-Space Modulator’, 1930. In association with the Moholy–Nagy Foundation....

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The Face Of God

July 2 – August 4 The Face of God compares the structures of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (the three tribes of Abraham) and how they depict God through historical and contemporary art. This exhibition will reflect the current scholarship in the field and is curated by Dr. Pervaze Mohammed (Islam),…...

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Paul Rooney – Reflections in 4 Lights

June 4 – September 26 Award winning Donegal artist Paul Rooney has spent the last number of years documenting the physical and social changes in the fabric of the county. ‘Reflections in 4 Lights’ brought together selections of these works in a specially commissioned show....

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Modernism, Activism, Bauhaus – Constructive Tendencies in Hungary 1910–1930

June 4 – September 26 The years between 1910 and 1930, were a period of great accomplishment for Hungarian art. In post-Habsburg Hungary, modernist artists were involved in the creation of a brave new world, were everything was up for grabs. Society was being redefined and with that, the place…...

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Temperance – Abigail O’Brien

May 5 – June 27 Temperance was a specially commissioned exhibition to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the Oatfield Sweet Factory in Letterkenny. The show featured works by Oatfield’s artist in residence Abigail O’ Brien. In association with DCC Public Art Office. Curated by John Cunningham with a limited edition…...

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Fire in the Sky – International New Media

April 15 – May 30 ‘Fire in the Sky’ showcased the finest international new media art. It also included exciting work from young artists working in animation, illustration and interactive media, such as Myron Campbell, Allison Moore (Canada) and Anita Fontania (Australia).    ...

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Anatomy Of A Super Hero

April 3 – May 5 From Hogarth to Miller Recently in Hollywood we have seen multiple superhero themed movies sprout up such as the X-Men, Spiderman, and the new revival of Superman. With this overflow of superheroes that fill our imaginations the Anatomy of a Super Hero examines cartoons from…...

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James Fitzgerald (1899 to 1971) – The Aranmore Drawings

April 14 – June 20 The Regional Cultural Centre in association with the Plattsburgh Museum, New York, presented a major exhibition on the life and work of the Irish / American artist James Fitzgerald. James Fitzgerald was born to an Irish family in Milton, Massachusetts in 1899. He studied at…...

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Donegal Design Directorate

March 20 – April 4 Following the success of the SHOW OFF exhibition in 2008, the Donegal Design Directorate presented new work by Donegal designers in fashion, textiles, ceramics, furniture, jewellery, product design, photography, media and visual design. The Directorate was an initiative of the Donegal County Enterprise Board....

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The Artists Studio Series

November 17 – January 12 JOHN BEATIE John Beattie’s practice explores the drawing / painting process in various contexts, such as the studio, the gallery, and the public space. By employing video, photography, drawing and painting, he challenges both the viewer and his own creative process of looking at, understanding…...

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