Fridays 26 November, 3 December, 10 December 2021 and 14 January, 21 January and 28 January 2022, 2-4pm
Studio & State: The Laverys and the Anglo-Irish Treaty marking the centenary of the Signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty six part series with art historian Jessica Fahy.
This six part live online series with Jessica Fahy will explore the lives and artistic careers of John Lavery and Hazel Lavery with a particular focus on John Lavery’s political portraits as well as the role of the artist and the studio in society. The wider cultural and artistic context in Ireland, England and Europe around the early 1920s, depictions of this turbulent period in Ireland in art, the move towards representations of national identity in art and the influence of the West of Ireland will also be among the themes explored.
Fee: €60 in total for the series. Advanced booking is required via Eventbrite here
This art appreciation course is taking place as part of the public programmes accompanying the forthcoming exhibition Studio & State: The Laverys and the Anglo-Irish Treaty at the National Museum, Collins Barracks organised jointly by the Hugh Lane Gallery and the National Museum: Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin. https://www.museum.ie/en-IE/Museums/Decorative-Arts-History/Exhibitions/Studio-State