Exhibition: "Analysing Cubism" at IMMA

Mary Swanzy, Woman with white bonnet, 1920 circa, Oil on canvas, 99 x 80 cm, Private Collection U.K. Courtesy of Pyms Gallery, London, © Artist's Estate. Photo Credit © Pyms Gallery, London - JPEG Analysing Cubism} explores the early decades of Cubism and features the work of such celebrated Cubist artists as Albert Gleizes, Evie Hone and Mainie Jellett.

The exhibition takes its title from the early years of the movement, sometimes referred to as ‘Analytical Cubism’. However, the exhibition extends its scope to the end of the Second World War. It looks at the work of a number of pioneering Irish artists who travelled to France and further afield to study modern art.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a series of free talk and lectures:

- Preview Seminar: Analysing Cubism - From Past to Present } Tuesday 19 February at 2.30pm;
- Gallery Talk: Seán Kissane, Curator, IMMA - Wednesday 13 March at 4.00pm;
- Gallery Talk: Dr Riann Coulter - Saturday 18 May at 1.00pm;
Admission is free to all talks and lectures but booking online is essential at www.imma.ie/talksandlectures

JPEGAnalysing Cubism} is presented as part of the programme of visual arts events celebrating Ireland’s Presidency of the European Union and is supported by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, the French Embassy in Ireland and The Irish Times.

Analysing Cubism}
20 February - 26 May 2013
_New Galleries, IMMA - Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital, Military Road, Kilmainham
Dublin 8
- The exhibition will travel to the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, from 20 June to 1 September and to the F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio, Banbridge, Co Down, from 13 September to 30 November.


Published on 12/02/2013

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