Moderated by Anna O’Sullivan, Exhibition Curator and Butler Gallery Director.
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH KILKENNY ARTS FESTIVAL
The Art of Sport
Curated by Anna O’Sullivan, Butler Gallery Director
Butler Gallery and Kilkenny Arts Festival are pleased to present a thematic exhibition exploring how artists have captured the spirit of sport in their work conveyed through disparate mediums such as video, photography, painting, print and sculpture. The exhibition features an eclectic fusion of both Irish and International artists that will populate our Main Gallery. A short programme of archive sport films, curated by Irish Film Institute, will be presented in the Digital Gallery and will run throughout the exhibition.
Including works by: Josh Begley, Charles Brady, Paul Carroll, Vincent Cianni, Michael Craig-Martin, Dorothy Cross, Vanessa Daws, Rineke Dijkstra, Andy Fitz, Jona Frank, Marcus Harvey, Nicolai Howalt, Nevan Lahart, Louis le Brocquy, Jeannette
Lowe, Colm MacAthlaoich, Colin Martin, Fearghus Ó Conchúir, Kenneth O’Halloran, Mandy O’Neill, Tony O’Shea, Julian Opie, Martin Parr, Paul Pfeiffer, Luis Alberto Rodriguez, Amelia Stein, Sarah Walker, Elinor Wiltshire.
Butler Gallery, Evan's Home
Opening Tue 12 August – 8 October
For more info visit www.butlergallery.ie
Image: Colm MacAthlaoich. Sprinting woman, right to left. Acrylic, oil on canvas (Detail)