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Lecture by Dr Éimear O’Connor

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19 Sep

Lecture by Dr Éimear O’Connor

19th September 2018 @ 11:30 am

Lecture by Dr Éimear O’Connor: John Millington Synge: Art and the Rest

In the late 1890s, John Millington Synge took his camera to the Aran Islands to photograph the people and their traditional way of life. This is a fully illustrated talk revealing the nature and extent of Synge’s photographs, and their subsequent use by the painter, and by painter Jack B. Yeats. Synge’s love of the Aran Islands, and its influence on Irish artists Harry Clarke and Seán Keating, will also be discussed in the context of both the cultural and the nationalist revolution that took place at the time. Dr Éimear O’Connor HRHA is an art historian, curator, lecturer, visual arts adviser, and management consultant to the arts sector.

Sponsored by Tom and Peggy McManus.

Admission €10

EVENT DETAILS

Date: 19th September 2018 @ 11:30 am
Time: 11:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue: Station House Theatre
Address: Station House Complex
Organizer Name: Clifden Arts Festival
Phone: +353 (0)87 331 5009