The Horse in Perspective – Hugh Lane Gallery Arts & Music Programme

2014-01-30 ~ 2014-02-16


Hugh Lane Gallery

Parnell Square North

Dublin 1

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane has some beautiful expressions of the horse in visual art. Degas’ ‘Thoroughbred Horse Walking’, Barry Flanagan’s ‘Horse, Mirrored: Sheep Boys: Cow Girls’, the influence of Eadweard Muybridge’s horses on Bacon and the horses painted by Jack Yeats are but some of the masterpieces to be seen in the city’s gallery. These exhibits, along with lectures, tours, film screenings, children’s workshops and family sketching will take place during the Festival season. This will coincide with the exhibition of the Huan Ying Chinese Ireland National Photo & Video Competition. With over 600 submissions by Chinese people capturing various themes including Irish landscape, Irish tourist attractions and Chinese people enjoying themselves in Ireland. The winning photographs and a special collection of the entries will be exhibited in the Education Gallery at The Hugh Lane during the festival.

Degas ‘Thoroughbred Horse Walking’ 1865-81 Bronze Mrs. J.H. Twigg Bequest, 1937
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