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One man's eye

The project aims at bringing together a number of contributors from different walks of life to discuss a specially chosen work with a view of recording personal responses. These texts, in which the works will not necessarily be discussed using art criticism or historical evaluation, primarily aim at recording significant encounters with a particular work. Alongside these texts a number of art critics and art historians will also be invited to write on key works that have in their opinion come to hold a particular place in 20th painting.


A picnic, oil on canvas, 1940 Irish Museum of Modern Art, Beecher Collection Dr Riann Coulter. BA, MA, Ph.D.
The Táin. Army massing, Táin Lithograph, 1969 Arts Council /An Chomhairle Ealaíonrts Council Dr Yvonne Scott. Director, Irish Art Research Centre (triarc). Lecturer in the History of Art, Trinity College
Image of Bono, oil on canvas, 2003 National Gallery of Ireland, Portrait Gallery Shane McCausland. The School of Oriental and African Studies, London (SOAS)
Children in a Wood I, oil on canvas, 1988 Irish Museum of Modern Art Enrique Juncosa. Director, Irish Museum of Modern Art