Posts Tagged ‘Colin Davidson’

Coming Up: Extraordinary Events in Irish America

Five upcoming or ongoing events to watch out for if you’re in the area ℘℘℘ Ireland’s Poet-Patriots: A Musical History Ireland’s Poet-Patriots: A Musical History, which premiered last year in San Francisco to correspond with the centenary of the 1916 Rising, is coming to Washington, D.C.’s National Cathedral on October 12. The one-night performance willRead more..

From Northern Ireland’s “Silent Testimony” to “Jerusalem”

Belfast-born artist Colin Davidson’s new exhibition, Jerusalem, comprising 12 large-scale portraits of individuals who live and work in the storied, multi-faceted titular city, was unveiled at the 92nd Street Y in New York in September. Co-conceived by Oliver Sears, the exhibition was first displayed in London to great acclaim. In Jerusalem, the theme of common humanityRead more..

Weekly Comment:
Poetry Corner

The Final Pass By John James Reid She held the ball for two and a half weeks, unable to move, unwanting to pass. Each breath, each save, knowing, the game was almost over. Her players, watching their Goalkeeper In her final attempt to save herself. Weakened, withered, wasted, against a powerful pneumonic team. White refereesRead more..

Silent Testimony

A new series of portrait paintings by Colin Davidson captures the suffering and loss that marked the lives of ordinary people and their families during the period known as the Troubles in his Native Northern Ireland. ℘℘℘ Colin Davidson, 48, is known for his striking large-scale portraits of celebrities such as Brad Pitt (which hangsRead more..