Diana Muller,Artist

Diana Muller works at Brushwood Studios, Co. Kerry. She was raised and educated by a family of artists. Working in oil, pastel and ink, she incorporates landscape, portraiture and visual narrative into her paintings.  Her work hangs in private and public collections in Ireland and overseas. She has exhibited in solo and group shows in…

Hiba Shalabi,Photographer & Artist

As #Libya continues to be pulled apart by a long-running civil war, one photographer is attempting to protect the historic identity of its once-vibrant capital, Tripoli. Established by the Phoenician civilisation in the 7th century, Tripoli is home to ancient architecture including city streets that reveal the influence of past empires. Amid seemingly endless political…

Linda Coogan Byrne,Artist

Linda Coogan Byrne is a contemporary multidisciplinary artist, living and working in Co Meath, Ireland. She has structured her practice of artistic expression in themes throughout her life. She has trained in Stained Glass design, Bronze Sculpture and carried out an apprenticeship as a Luthier in the construction of Renaissance stringed instruments such as Harps,…

4 Years a Traveller

Originally posted on Image Earth Travel:
March 2014 – March 2018 Has it really been 4 years travelling since leaving Australia? I’m on the road again… Indeed, it has and what an amazing journey so far – hope it doesn’t end just yet. It was suggested that I write this post to celebrate the four-year…

Cork gallery restores Brian O’Doherty murals hidden for 20 years

By Ellie O’Byrne. For 20 years, Brian O’Doherty’s murals have been hidden away at the Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh. A new project is now under way to restore them in time for the artist’s 90th birthday. In the Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh, Co Cork, a slow unveiling is taking place: a work of…

THE BRIAN O’DOHERTY / PATRICK IRELAND PROJECT

ABOUT #ONEHERENOW In the stunning light-filled centre gallery of Sirius Arts Centre in #Cobh, County #Cork, behind two layers of liner paper and twenty years of white emulsion, lay, until very recently, a very well-kept secret. One, Here, Now is a nine-part series of spectacular, floor-to-ceiling wall paintings by the eminent New York-based Irish artist…

Midleton College – a School from Scandal.

Originally posted on Midleton with 1 'd':
Midleton College Founded 1696. This inscription over the great door of the original block of Midleton College is both accurate, and disingenuous. The school was indeed founded by Elizabeth Villiers in 1696, but the building itself didn’t exist at the time. Indeed, the original school house was only completed…

fosail / fossil

Originally posted on Karen Bain – Writer:
sit with me inside the night, ?? i am holding the blue black? of loss. its river of tar & fossil flows ?? through me. flooding all senses. submerging ? my footsteps i walk through myself. darkening isolation’s hollow? tree. the wolf call despair, minds wilderness entangled forest.?…

Niuta Titelbaum

Niuta Titelbaum was a Jewish member of the armed resistance to nazism in Warsaw, Poland during World War II.  She was a militant of both the Jewish Combat Organization (Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa, Known as the ŻOB) in the Warsaw Ghetto and the Communist People’s Guard (Guardia Ludowa) in Warsaw as a whole.  She is known…

Updates from the British press

Originally posted on Notes from the U.K.:
Statistics An article that’s been buried at the bottom of my stack of clippings reports that 98% of us think we’re nicer than half the population. And 90% of drivers say they’re above average. And although it doesn’t say this, 98% of bloggers think their blogs are…