Group show 'What do we want?' going places
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3d ago
'Powerful and so timely' says Christina Kennedy (IMMA) So much has been happening with our exhibition 'What do we want?' that it is difficult to know where to begin. Well, for a start, the singer Mary Black opened the exhibition on the 9th of April on Frances Black 's kind request as Frances was marooned on Rathlin Ireland on that stormy night.  Then, of course we should mention the fact that Jill Gibbon's work did not make it despite the artist's best efforts: Both her sketchbook and series of gifts (desktop toys collected at arms fairs) were refused entry to Ireland by Irish Customs. Th ..read more
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Group show 'Pink is my colour' to launch at Olivier Cornet Gallery on 9 June 2024
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1w ago
A group exhibition that promises to bring out a rich array of bold and wonderful tones... " The qualities we associate with the pastel color pink are quite diverse. They range from sensitive, tender, youthful, artificial or unreal to eccentric, vulnerable, and pleasurable. The color is at home in both "high" and "low" culture... What is unique about pink is that it is assertive in whatever context it appears ." Barbara Nemitz, 'Pink: The Exposed Color in Contemporary Art and Culture', Hatje Cantz Ed. (2008). There have been so many essays and books written about the colour and its chequered ..read more
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OCG's group show 'What do we want?' launches on 9 April 2024
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2M ago
A show in response to the increasingly dangerous geo-political situation in the world today... The Olivier Cornet Gallery is delighted to announce the launch of our group show ' What do we want '. The exhibition is an artists' response to the increasingly dangerous geo-political situation in the world today... The show features work by 4 artists, namely Jill Gibbon, Eoin Mac Lochlainn, Tom Molloy and Gail Ritchie The show will launch at 6:30pm on Tuesday 9 April 2024. We are very pleased to announce that that our guest speaker will be Frances Black, Singer and Member of Seanad Éireann ..read more
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Cypriot Ministry of Education and Culture and Irish Department of Foreign Affairs acquire works by Miriam McConnon
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3M ago
'Domestic Partition', a beautiful charcoal on paper... The Olivier Cornet Gallery is delighted to share the news that two works from Miriam McConnon 's recent exhibition 'The Refugee’s Armour' at the Centre of Contemporary Art Diatopos (Nicosia, Cyprus) have been acquired for two important collections:  'Domestic Partition', a charcoal on paper (140x170cm), has been acquired by the Cypriot Ministry of Education and Culture for the State collection. Another work, namely 'Aaron’s Armour', an oil on canvas (70x55ccm) has been acquired by the Embassy of Ireland in Cyprus for the collectio ..read more
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Exhibition to raise awareness on FGM with artworks by secondary school students
Olivier Cornet Gallery
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4M ago
An exhibition taking place on 29 January 2024, part of a behavioural change communication campaign... The Olivier Cornet is very pleased to have been asked to host this one-day exhibition organised by AkiDwA . Please note that the gallery will be indeed open on Monday 29 Janvier but in order to facilitate the exhibition, our current group show Compendium won’t be available for viewing on that day. Press-release by AkiDwA: Young People in Ireland championing the elimination of FGM In March 2023, AkiDwA commenced the implementation of Chat Plus Project which is an EU partnership project on ..read more
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CIAS acquires David Fox's painting Elephant Mural, Waterford City
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5M ago
" I was captivated by the amazing large scale urban art that lines the streets and back alleys... " The Olivier Cornet Gallery is delighted to announce that the Contemporary Irish Art Society (CIAS) has recently acquired David Fox's painting 'Elephant Mural, Waterford City'. This wonderful painting was part of the artist's solo show ' Urban Fingerprint ' which took place at the Olivier Cornet Gallery is November-December 2023. Please visit this page in ' Olivier Cornet Gallery artists' works in public & corporate art collections ' to find more information about this great work. The exh ..read more
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OCG's Winter group show Compendium launches on 17 December 2023
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6M ago
Compendium, a review of all our shows this year We are delighted to announce the launch of our 2023-2024 winter group show titled ' Compendium '. The exhibition purports to look back at all solo and group exhibitions that took place at the Olivier Cornet Gallery in 2023, or other venues featuring work by our artists this year. The exhibition will also feature work by three artists we engaged with for the first time this year namely Conor Horgan, Fergus Kelly and Bart O'Reilly. The show will launch at 2pm on Sunday 17 December 2023. All  welcome. Please visit the exhibition page for mo ..read more
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Notre Dame's Hesburgh Libraries acquire work by Eoin Mac Lochlainn
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6M ago
"...a powerful visual reminder of the human impact of war..." "...an important addition to the collection..." The Olivier Cornet Gallery is delighted to announce that The Hesburgh Libraries at the University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana, USA) have acquired four of Eoin Mac Lochlainn's Cogadh na gCarad / the War between Friends charcoal and wash drawings on watercolour paper. These works were exhibited here at our Dublin gallery in March 2023, as part of the artist's solo show to commemorate all those who were killed during the Irish Civil War. "The Hesburgh Libraries at the University ..read more
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Highly Commended award for Hugh Cummins at show on climate and health
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7M ago
Part of a wonderful exhibition at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland "Look after your health, Look after your meds, Look after the planet" is a recent work by Olivier Cornet Gallery artist Hugh Cummins . This wonderful piece has been awarded a ´Highly Commended’ at the recent exhibition/art competition ‘ Climate and Change ’ which was held at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin. Many congratulations as well to Olivier Cornet Gallery artists Yanny Petters and Eoin Mac Lochlainn who also had work featuring in this wonderful exhibition. Also congratulatio ..read more
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Dublin Gallery Weekend
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8M ago
A showcase of contemporary art in Dublin City... The Olivier Cornet Gallery is delighted to announce the inaugural edition of Dublin Gallery Weekend! Dublin Gallery Weekend is set to be a new landmark event for contemporary art in the capital and an invitation to discover Dublin’s contemporary art scene. Involving the 10 member galleries of the Contemporary Art Gallery Association , and taking place from Friday 10th – Sunday 12th November , this free three-day annual event celebrates Dublin’s contemporary art sector, showcasing the vibrancy of the capital’s commercial galleries through exhi ..read more
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