The United Nations recently received a sculpture from the Irish government. The work, by renowned Galway artist John Behan, celebrates the Irish diaspora and their contribution to the world. Entitled Arrival, the work portrays Irish emigrants debarking from a ship. If this sounds like a typical Famine commemoration, it’s not. As the Irish Minister ofRead more..
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The art of Bernadette O’Huiginn. ℘℘℘ “Semi-abstraction is the area that I feel happiest in, not pure geometry or pure abstraction or pure figurative representations, but rather the area in between,” explains sculptor Bernadette O’Huiginn. “I’ve always been attracted to the line of beauty, a sinuous, serpentine line. The significance of the curved line isRead more..