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Louis le Brocquy and his Masters. Early Heroes, Later Homage

Texts by Barbara Dawson 'Unfailing Eye', Louis le Brocquy 'Artist's Note', Mick Wilson 'To look, and then to look again, once more', Pierre le Brocquy 'Chronology: First Works'. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Louis le Brocquy and his Masters. Early Heroes, Later Homage, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, 14 January - 30 March 2007.

Louis le Brocquy, Portrait Heads
Texts by Colm Tóibín ‘Louis le Brocquy, A Portrait of the Artist as an Alchemist’, and Dr. Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch, “Behind the Billowing Curtain of the Face”. Louis le Brocquy’s Portrait Heads; Pierre le Brocquy 'Chronology: The Head Series.' Published on the occasion of the exhibition Louis le Brocquy, Portrait Heads, 'A celebration of the artist’s 90th birthday’, National Gallery of Ireland, 4 November - 13 January.

Louis le Brocquy, The Head Image
Enrique Juncosa: Foreword; Louis le Brocquy: The Human Head. Notes on Painting and Awareness. 55 pages, 15 colour plates. Imma Series 1. Irish Musum of Modern Art, 2006. The Head Image is the first of the IMMA series of books presenting the voice of the artist, in various forms of statements, essays, interviews and illustrated works. In it the acclaimed Irish artist Louis le Brocquy, offers a series of mediations on his art practice on the occasion of his 90th Birthday. The friend of such writers and artists as Samuel Beckett, Francis Bacon and Seamus Heaney, in this essay on painting he seeks to elucidate for himself as well as for his readers the precise ways in which the act of painting an object creates a parallel experience of the world. In his words, “Reality is stripped down to a deeper layer and the ordinary is seen to be marvelous”. Because of his absolute fascination with the human form and especially the head, his thoughts, developed throughout his long career, and brought together here in this essay offer a unique insight into the art of painting and its relationship with that particular subject.

Louis le Brocquy, The Head Image
Published by Gandon Editions, Kinsale. Le Brocquy, Pierre, ed. Introductory interview of the artist by George Morgan, 184 pages, portfolio of 80 full-page colour plates.Text in English, French and German. Published by Gandon Editions, Kinsale, 1996 on the occasion of the artist's eightieth birthday and the celebration of his life's work in a retrospective exhibition at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Oct. 1996 - Feb. 1997).

Louis le Brocquy, Procession
Published by Gandon Editions, Kinsalee. Introductory interview of the artist by George Morgan, 65 pages, porfolio of 28 full- page colour plates. Text in English, French and German. Published by Gandon Editions, Kinsale, 1994. Procession is a companion volume to The Irish Landscape.

Louis le Brocquy, The Irish Landscape
Published by Gandon Editions, Kinsale. Introductory interview of the artist by George Morgan, 40 colour plates (99 pages).Text in English, French and German. Published by Gandon Editions, Dublin, 1992. Includes a special edition, limited to 250 copies, numbered and signed by the artist, vellum-backed, black cloth stamped in silver, slip-case. Kenny's Bindery, Galway.

Louis le Brocquy, A Painter, Seeing his Way by Anne madden le Brocquy
Published by Gill & Macmillan, Dublin 1994, 317 pages, 118 B/W illustrations.'The book traces the growth of le Brocquy's artistic sensibility in relation to his life and origins. The later part recounts a shared experience during the second half of the artist's life. The whole is an accomplished literary testament to Ireland's most distinguished living painter'. The Publishers.

Louis le Brocquy by Dorothy Walker.
Published by Ward River Press, Dublin 1981; Hodder & Stoughton, London 1982. Introduction by John Russell, Earnán O'Malley 'Louis le Brocquy'; Louis le Brocquy ' A Painter's Notes on his Irishness'; 'Notes on painting and Awareness'; Jacques Dupin 'The paintings of 1964 - 1966'; Claude Esteban 'Archaeology of the Face: Images of Lorca'; Seamus Heaney 'Louis le Brocquy's heads'. 167 pages, 140 colour & B/W plates. Published by Ward River Press 1981; Hodder & Stroughton, London, 1982. Special Edition, numbered and signed, half-bound, vellum and cloth boards, stamped in gold in a design by the artist, slip-case.


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Eide, Marian; Rachel DeWachter ed., Ethical Joyce (Cambridge: University Press 2002).
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Carros, 1999, photograph © Perry Ogden