Irish female artists of 20th century
a new exhibition ‘Irish Women Artists of the 20th Century’ has been launched at the South Tipperary County Museum in Clonmel, and presented by the South Tipperary County Council Arts Service.
The exhibition was opened by Alice Lyons, poet and visual artist and was formally launched by Cllr Michael Fitzgerald, Cathaoirleach of South Tipperary County Council.
The exhibition is drawn from The Niland Collection, and The Collection of South Tipperary County Museum and is presented in collaboration with The Model, home of The Niland Collection, Sligo. The Niland collection features a large amount of work by female artists, and a selection of these works, shown together with works from the South Tipperary County Museum collection, provide an opportunity to examine some of the changing themes and practices of women artist’s throughout the century to the present day. Artists in the exhibition include; Sarah Purser, Estella Solomons, Eva Hamilton, Mary Swanzy, Evie Hone, Mainie Jellett, Nano Reid, Norah McGuinness, Frances Kelly, Bea Orpen, Dorothy Cross, Alice Maher, Marie Foley and Clare Langan.
The exhibition runs at the South Tipperary County Museum until January 14, 2012.
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