To support engagement with the Summer Exhibition Jack B. Yeats and Paul Henry: Contrasting Visions of Ireland, we are delighted to present a Lecture Series composing of four talks taking place this summer. These talks will explore and analyse the artistic practices of Yeats and Henry through a variety of media.
- Thursday June 15th, 1pm – 2pm
Explore the life and work of Jack B. Yeats through the short film ‘Assembled Memories’ by Irish film maker Thaddeus O’Sullivan.
- Thursday July 20th, 1pm – 2pm
Lecture by Mark Patrick Hederman (of Glenstal Abbey)entitled ‘Jack and Paul: Two Views of the Turf-Cutter’s Donkey’
- Thursday August 17th, 1pm – 2pm
‘After Paul Henry’ is a collaborative project by archaeologist and photographer Brian Mac Domhnaill and painters Gentian Lulanaj and Paul Mc Kenna. The project engages with the people and the landscapes that Paul Henry and his wife Grace encountered in the West of Ireland.
- Thursday September 14th, 1pm – 2pm
Eoin Devereux, editor of Davie Bowie: Critical Perspectives will explore how David Bowie was inspired by the artwork and outlook of Jack B. Yeats.