News Archive 2007-2015

Irish Architectural Awards Exhibition 2008

February 10 – February 28 The Annual RIAI Irish Architecture Awards, highlighted the range, variety and quality of architects’ work in any one year. This 2008 exhibition showcased projects by the winners, highly commended, commended and selected for exhibition. The Exhibition included the Donegal based McGabhanns Architects (and RCC designers),…...

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Remnant – North-55

February 10 – April 4 Remnant was a brilliant cross-border public art project, which explored the working lives of the people who were central to the linen and garment industry in the Northwest. For over a century, these industries have been a major source of employment in plants across the…...

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The Derek Hill Collection

February 10 – March 18 When the late Derek Hill (1916-2000) gifted his home to the Irish Nation in 1981, it came with an extensive art collection. Now opened to the public as The Glebe House and Gallery, the collections holds works by leading 20th Century Artists such as Picasso…...

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The New Leonardos

September 16 – November 14 As part of the LEONARDO/OLATS Art & Technology Foundation 40th Anniversary Celebrations, RCC will curate an exhibition of the key works of art/technology from the last 40 years. Including, Jeffrey Shaw’s Legible City; Tom Van Sant’s Desert Eye; Frank Malina’s Brainwaves and Nicolas Schoffer’s cybernetic…...

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Chilean Arpilleras

September 11 – October 11 Arpilleras are three-dimensional appliqué textiles of Chile, whereby rags were used to create images and then embroidered on large pieces of cloth. After the military coup in 1973, which introduced the Pinochet regime, the Association of Relatives of the Disappeared in Chile began to make…...

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James Dixon

July 10 – October 10 Works from Tory Island by one of Europe’s great primitive painters....

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The Táin – Louis Le Brocquy

July 10 – August 30 This exhibition displayed Louis le Brocquy’s inspired illustrations of Thomas Kinsella’s version of the ‘The Táin Bó Cuailnge’, the dramatic record of Ireland’s proto-historic past. This was a Collection of the Arts Council. A lithography display, it told the story of the war between Queen…...

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Le Mouvment 2008

July 8 – August 30 In 1955, Victor Vasarely and Denise René curated an exhibition entitled Le Mouvment at Galerie Denise René, Paris. The exhibition examined Kinetic Art with an overview of optical art. Alongside Vaserely, Calder and Duchamp exhibited Agam, Bury, Jacobsen, Soto and Tinguely. Our aim was to,…...

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Victor Vasarely (1906 – 1997)

July 8 – August 30 The Regional Cultural Centre in association with the Vasarely Foundation and the Vasarely Museum in Pécs, Hungary, curated a retrospective of Victor Vasarely, focusing on the key aspects of his career as an artist. The exhibition had references to his place of birth in Pécs,…...

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James Fitzgerald (1899 to 1971)

May 20 – June 28 Major exhibition on the American artist James Fitzgerald. Focusing on his Donegal series of works (never exhibited before), in association with the Plattsburgh Museum, New York. James Fitzgerald was born in Milton, Massachusetts in 1899. He studied at the Massachusetts School of Art from 1919…...

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