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BELFAST Group Ex­hi­bi­tion The Fen­deresky group shows are al­ways worth look­ing at and the line-up here is ex­ten­sive, from Daniel Ariosto to Valeska Za­bel. Fen­deresky Gallery, Cres­cent Arts Cen­tre, 2 Univer­sity Rd Un­til Dec 23 048-90235245 Paul Seawright: In­vis­i­ble Cities New pho­to­graphs chron­i­cling some of the fastest grow­ing and least known cities in Africa, the pe­riph­eral ar­eas of La­gos, Jo­han­nes­burg, Lusaka and Ad­dis Ababa. The Naughton Gallery at Queens, Lanyon Build­ing, Queen’s Univer­sity Belfast Mon-Sat 11am-4pm Un­til Dec 16 048-90973580 Some­thing in be­tween the teeth David Sherry’s draw­ings, per­for­mance and video pieces are wry ob­ser­va­tions of so­cial re­la­tion­ships and con­ven­tions. Cat­a­lyst Arts, 2nd floor, 5 Col­lege Court Tues-Sat 11am-5pm Un­til Dec 9 048-90313303 Un­der­gar­ments and Ar­mour Tanya Mar­cuse’s pho­to­graphs of mu­seum ex­am­ples of ar­mour and un­der­wear amount to a fas­ci­nat­ing ex­plo­ration of the pre­sen­ta­tion and reg­i­men­ta­tion of the body, male and fe­male. Belfast Ex­posed Pho­tog­ra­phy, 23 Done­gall St Ends Dec 1 048-90314343 CORK The City Se­ries Paint­ings by Cor­mac O’Leary. Van­gard Gallery, Carey’s Lane Ends Dec 2 021-4278718 Ev­ery time I see the sea . . . life af­ter the tsunami Sto­ries, por­traits and jour­neys weav­ing to­gether tales of sur­vival dur­ing and af­ter the 2004 tsunami in a mul­ti­me­dia ex­hi­bi­tion or­gan­ised by Chris­tian Aid. Triskel @ 21 Lavitt’s Qy Un­til Dec 31 021-4272022 In­no­cent Land­scapes David Farrell’s pho­to­graphs doc­u­ment the lo­ca­tions searched for the bod­ies of those who went “miss­ing” dur­ing The Trou­bles in North­ern Ire­land, af­ter the Pro­vi­sional IRA iden­ti­fied the burial places of nine vic­tims in 1999. Sir­ius Arts Cen­tre, Cobh Wed-Fri 11am-5pm Sat-Sun 2-5pm Un­til Dec 10 021-4813790 A True Tale of Love in Tonga The work of Robert Gib­bings (1889-1958), au­thor, ad­ven­turer and wood en­graver. Craw­ford Art Gallery, Em­met Place Mon-Sat 10am-5pm Un­til Feb 17 021-4907855 DERRY Points of De­par­ture A project by Chris­tine Mackey. Con­text Gal­leries, 5-7 Ar­tillery St Un­til Dec 9 048-71373538 DONE­GAL Paint­ings By Martin Gale, Martin Mooney, Ea­mon O’Kane, Makiko Naka­mura, Mick O’Dea, Brian Ballard and Neisha Allen. Ca­vana­cor Gallery Ca­vana­cor House, Ballindrait, Lif­ford Tues-Sat noon-6pm Un­til Jan 31 074-9141143 DOWN Colin Mid­dle­ton: Paint­ings 1939-1982 Rep­re­sen­ta­tive se­lec­tion of work by one of North­ern Ire­land’s most pop­u­lar artists, a stylis­tic chameleon cel­e­brated in Dickon Hall’s reis­sued book Colin Mid­dle­ton: A Study. Ava Gallery, Cland­boye Es­tate Un­til Dec 20 048-91852263 DUBLIN All Hawaii En­trees/Lu­nar Reg­gae Philippe Par­reno and Rachel Thomas cu­rate a group project that is not so much an ex­hi­bi­tion, more a “place of so­cia­bil­ity” ded­i­cated to process over prod­uct. Bas Jan Ader, Doug Aitken, Thomas De­mand, Fis­chli & Weiss, Liam Gil­lick, Douglas Gor­don, Carsten Holler, Jim Lam­bie, Sarah Lu­cas, Jorge Pardo, Eva Roth­schild and Kurt Von­negut are among those tak­ing part. Ir­ish Mu­seum of Mod­ern Art, Royal Hospi­tal, Kil­main­ham Tues-Sat 10am-5.30pm, Sun noon-5.30pm Un­til Feb 18 01-6129900 The Anatomy of Ter­ri­tory Richly tex­tured works by Leonard Sheil. Paul Kane Gallery, 6 Mer­rion Sq Ends Dec 2 087-6478423 Art from the Great South­ern Col­lec­tion First show­ing for works re­cently re­turned to the State on the sale of the Great South­ern Ho­tel Group. In­clud­ing works by Pa­trick Collins, No­rah McGuin­ness and Anne Mad­den. Atrium Gallery, Of­fice of Pub­lic Works, St Stephen’s Green The Bat­tle Over Madame X Spir­ited, tex­tu­ral paint­ings by Katarzyna Ga­jew­ska. Ori­gin Gallery, 83 Harcourt St Un­til Dec 12 01-4785159 bio bits An in­stal­la­tion by Alan Phe­lan. The LAB, Fo­ley St Mon-Sat 10am-5pm Un­til Dec 8 01-2227848 Louis le Broc­quy: Por­trait Heads The le Broc­quy World Tour ’06 con­tin­ues with a dis­play of some of his best-known por­trait heads. Na­tional Gallery of Ire­land, Milltown Wing, Room 6, Mer­rion Sq West Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm, Thurs 9.30am-8.30pm, Sun noon-5.30pm Un­til Jan 14 01-6615133 John Byrne: Work in Progress A progress re­port on Byrne’s eques­trian sculp­ture in the mak­ing, fea­tur­ing images of 20 teenagers from Bal­ly­mun, one of whom will serve as the model for the rider. Axis Cen­tre, Main St, Bal­ly­mun Mon-Sat 10am-5pm Un­til Dec 9 01-8832112 The Choir The arts or­gan­i­sa­tion Fac­to­tum presents a doc­u­men­tary his­tory, and a re­vival, of the Fac­to­tum Choir, orig­i­nally founded in the 1950s to sing so­cial­ist and ex­per­i­men­tal mu­sic. Project Arts Gallery, 39 East Es­sex St, Tem­ple Bar Mon-Sat 11am-6pm 01-8819613 Michael Craig-Martin: Works 1964-2006 Spec­tac­u­lar ret­ro­spec­tive of the work of an artist best known for his wall draw­ings and paint­ings, util­is­ing a read­ily un­der­stand­able vis­ual lan­guage ar­chi­tec­tonic set­tings, and in­clud­ing a re­mark­able court­yard in­stal­la­tion. Ir­ish Mu­seum of Mod­ern Art, Royal Hospi­tal, Kil­main­ham Tues-Sat 10am-5.30pm, Sun noon-5.30pm Un­til Jan 14 01-6129900 Dark Por­traits John Ger­rard is a vir­tu­oso of new tech­nol­ogy, and his re­cent work in­cludes sev­eral ma­jor pieces and se­ries of “vir­tual sculp­tures” that change over time. Royal Hiber­nian Academy, Gal­lagher Gallery, 15 Ely Place Tues-Sat 11am-5pm, Thurs 11am-8pm, Sun 2-5pm Un­til Jan 7 01-6612558 Des­ti­na­tion Europe: Land­scapes from the Col­lec­tion De­pic­tions of scenic lo­ca­tions in Europe in over 50 draw­ings and wa­ter­colours, in­clud­ing pieces by Thomas Gains­bor­ough, Roderic O’Conor, William Leech, Wal­ter Os­borne and oth­ers. Print Gallery, Na­tional Gallery of Ire­land, Mer­rion Sq West Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm, Thurs 9.30am-8.30pm, Sun noon-5.30pm Un­til Dec 10 01-6615133 Draw­ing from Life Re­cent work by mem­bers of the Arts Club Life Draw­ing Group. United Arts Club, 3 Up­per Fitzwilliam St Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Ends Dec 5 Draw­ing: The Square Root of Draw­ing Over 90 Ir­ish and in­ter­na­tional artists fea­ture in an ex­plo­ration of con­tem­po­rary draw­ing. Each pro­duced a draw­ing mea­sur­ing 12 ins sq. Tem­ple Bar Gallery, 5-9 Tem­ple Bar Fri-Sat 11am-6pm Ends Dec 2 01-6710073 Iran do Espir­ito Santo First ma­jor Euro­pean show of the work of a lead­ing Bra­zlian sculp­tor, whose work ex­plores and trans­forms ev­ery­day ob­jects and ma­te­ri­als, of­ten with an ar­chi­tec­tonic di­men­sion. Ir­ish Mu­seum of Mod­ern Art, Royal Hospi­tal, Kil­main­ham Tues-Sat 10am-5.30pm, Sun noon-5.30pm Un­til Jan 21 10 01-6129900 First and Last and Al­ways Seven artists re­spond to a visit to Bal­ly­mun. They are Jonathan Bal­dock, Amanda Coogan, Michelle Deignan, Ne­van La­hart, Flavia Muller Medeiros and Chris­tine Sul­li­van & Rob Flint. Axis Arts Cen­tre, Main St, Bal­ly­mun Fri-Sat 10am-5pm Ends Dec 2 018832112 Foun­da­tions 1850-2006 A strong show of mostly Ir­ish, plus Bri­tish and Euro­pean paint­ings, in­clud­ing pieces by Jack B Yeats, Louis le Broc­quy, Mainie Jel­lett, William Scott, Daniel O’Neill and more. The Oriel Gallery, 17 Clare St Un­til Dec 9 01-6763410 The Gar­den Room and New Land­scapes Crisp, lin­ear pat­tern­ing in paint­ings and draw­ings by Jac­que­line Stan­ley. Hall­ward Gallery, 65 Mer­rion Sq Mon-Thurs 10.30am5.30pm, Fri 10.30am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm Ends Dec 7 01-6621482 Get­ting on Mother’s Nerves Psy­cho­log­i­cal drama in con­tem­po­rary draw­ing, in­clud­ing work by Adam Dant, Gary Coyle, Si­mon English, At­sushi Kaga, Ray­mond Pet­ti­bon, Royal Art Lodge, Rem­brandt van Rijn, Bob and Roberta Smith and many more. Mother’s tanksta­tion, 41-43 Watling St, Ush­ers Is­land Thurs-Sat noon-6pm Un­til Dec 23 01-6717654 hearth Con­cepts of home in works from the IMMA col­lec­tion, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Fo­cus Ire­land. Ir­ish Mu­seum of Mod­ern Art, Royal Hospi­tal, Kil­main­ham Tues-Sat 10am-5.30pm, Sun noon-5.30pm Un­til Apr 1 01-6129900 Ir­ish Art of the Sev­en­ties Fea­tur­ing 26 works from the PJ Car­roll Col­lec­tion. Artists in­clude Robert Bal­lagh, Michael Cole­man, Tony O’Mal­ley, Pa­trick Scott, Maria Sim­mond­sGood­ing, Michael War­ren, Bar­rie Cooke, TP Flana­gan and oth­ers. Louis le Broc­quy also fea­tures and, to mark his 90th year, there is a sep­a­rate dis­play of seven key works, dat­ing from the 1950s to 2002. Ir­ish Mu­seum of Mod­ern Art, Royal Hospi­tal, Mil­i­tary Rd, Kil­main­ham Tues-Sat 10am-5.30pm, Sun noon-5.30pm Un­til Dec 10 01-6129900 A Jour­ney Through Win­ter Perspectives on a sea­son by Lola Rayne Booth, Deirdre Hay­den, Gil­lian Kane, Ka­tria Maguire, Vanessa Marsh, Kate Mur­phy, Beth O’Hal­lo­ran and Richard Pushinsky. Stone Gallery, 70 Pearse St Un­til Jan 9 01-6711020 Lit­er­ally Based on HZ A num­ber of new struc­tures by Liam Gil­lick, partly based on con­sul­ta­tions with Aus­trian artist Heimo Zobernig, with var­ied func­tional and aes­thetic as­so­ci­a­tions and links to in­dus­trial pro­duc­tion. Kerlin Gallery, Anne’s Lane, Sth Anne St Un­til Dec 16 01-6709093 Makiko Naka­mura: Paint­ings A homage to Samuel Beck­ett in ab­stract paint­ings of quiet in­ten­sity. See panel. Farm­leigh Gallery, Castle­knock Thurs-Sun 10.30am-5pm Un­til Dec 10 01-8155900 Mary Noo­nan Tex­tu­ral, at­mo­spheric paint­ings. Tal­bot Gallery, 51 Tal­bot St Tues-Fri 10.30am-5pm, Sat 10.30am-2pm Un­til Dec 9 01-8556599 Thomas Nozkowski Paint­ings by an artist of lively, in­formed intelligence. Ru­bi­con Gallery, 10 St Stephen’s Green Tues-Sat noon-6pm Un­til Dec 22 01-6708055 Jane O’Mal­ley New and se­lected works by an el­e­gant stylist. Tay­lor Gal­leries, 16 Kil­dare St Un­til Dec 11 01-6766055 Open Stu­dio Pete Ho­gan opens the doors of his stu­dio for a show of paint­ings, etch­ings and wood carv­ing. 153 Strand Rd, Sandymount Dec 7 6-9pm 087-9309559 Panorama Ea­monn O’Kane ex­plores the chang­ing en­vi­ron­ment of the Blan­chard­stown area over the last 10 years in video, draw­ing and a cylin­dri­cal panorama-type struc­ture fea­tur­ing a ro­tunda paint­ing of Blan­chard­stown. Draíocht, Blan­chard­stown Fri-Sat 10am-6pm Ends Dec 2 01-8852610 Quest Re­cent paint­ings from the Din­gle Penin­sula by Bob O’Cathail. Air­field House, Up­per Kil­macud Rd, Dun­drum Tues-Sun 10am-5pm Un­til Dec 22 01-2984301 Wil­helm Sas­nal First Ir­ish show­ing for a Pol­ish artist with a prom­i­nent in­ter­na­tional profile, whose new work deals with as­pects of glob­al­i­sa­tion. Plus, in Gallery 2, pho­to­graphs of a chang­ing Dublin by Eva Ver­man­del. Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trin­ity Col­lege Mon-Fri 11am-6pm, Thurs 11am-7pm, Sat 11am-4.45pm Un­til Jan 27 01-6708330 Sol­diers & Chiefs The Ir­ish at war at home and abroad since 1550. Na­tional Mu­seum of Ire­land, Collins Bar­racks, Ben­burb St The Stu­dio In­spired by the pres­ence of the Francis Ba­con Stu­dio, the Hugh Lane presents a show fea­tur­ing artists whose work cen­tres on or deals in some way with the idea of the artist’s stu­dio. They are John Baldessari, Daniel Buren, Thomas De­mand, Ger­ald Byrne, Urs Fis­cher, Fis­chli & Weiss, Isa Gen­zken, Andrew Grassie, Martin Kip­pen­berger, Paul McCarthy, Bruce Nau­man, Perry Og­den, Martha Rosley, Di­eter Roth, Frances Stark, Wolf­gang Till­mans, Ian Wal­lace and Andy Warhol. The cu­ra­tors are Jens Hoff­mann and Christina Kennedy. Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Charlemont House, Par­nell Sq Nth Tues-Thurs 10am-6pm, Fri-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm Un­til Feb 25 01-2225550 Thresh­old At­mo­spheric, mul­ti­me­dia paint­ings based on a con­sid­er­a­tion of place and land­scape, by Siob­han McDon­ald. Cross Gallery, 59 Francis St Ends Dec 2 01-4738978 A Time and a Place 80 paint­ings and wa­ter­colours sur­vey­ing so­cial life in Ire­land in the 18th, 19th and 20th cen­turies. Artists in­clude Mainie Jel­lett, Harry Ker­noff, Jack B Yeats, Sean Keat­ing and many more. Na­tional Gallery of Ire­land, Mil­len­nium Wing, Clare St Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm, Thurs 9.30am-8.30pm, Sun noon-5.30pm Un­til Jan 28 ¤10, concs ¤6 01-6633513 KERRY West Kerry Coast Fea­tur­ing Liam O’Neill, Tomás Ó Ciob­háin and Hans Blank. Green­lane Gallery, Holy Ground, Din­gle 066-9152018 KIL­DARE Leasline Brid Óg Nor­rby’s paint­ings ex­plore the meet­ing of sky and earth at the hori­zon line. River­bank Arts Cen­tre, Main St, New­bridge Mon-Sat 10am-5pm Un­til Dec 16 045-448333 KILKENNY It’s why [blue] birds sing Site-spe­cific in­stal­la­tion by Fi­nola Jones struc­tured like a myth­i­cal quest. But­ler Gallery, The Cas­tle, Kilkenny Daily 10.30am-12.45pm, 2-5pm Un­til Jan 14 056-7761106 Tras­naíocht Paint­ings by Tony Gun­ning. Water­gate Theatre, Kilkenny Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 2-7pm Ends Jan 5 LEITRIM Sat­sangh A se­ries of large-scale paint­ings by Chris Doris aiming to rec­on­cile the yo­gic and west­ern vis­ual tra­di­tions. And, in Gallery 3 and Stair­well Gallery, Tran­si­tions & Ephemeral Lay­ers: art­works by An­thony J Faulder-Maw­son based on chance sys­tems. The Dock, St Ge­orge’s Ter­race, Car­rick-on-Shan­non Fri-Sat 10am-6pm Ends Dec 2 071-9650828 Ir­ish Art from Nathaniel Hone to Nano Reid: The Drogheda Mu­nic­i­pal Art Col­lec­tion in Con­text Sub­stan­tial show draw­ing on loans coun­try­wide launches a new gallery. High­lane’s Gallery, Drogheda Un­til Jan 10 MON­AGHAN Oliver Ten­nyson Paint­ings based on the life and work of Pa­trick Ka­vanagh. Pa­trick Ka­vanagh Cen­tre, In­niskeen Un­til Dec 16 SLIGO Cill Rialaig – Sligo Five artists who have worked in Cill Rialaig: Bar­rie Cooke, Mau­rice Meade, Nick Miller, Cor­mac O’Leary and Michael Wann. Sligo Art Gallery, Yeats Me­mo­rial Build­ing, Hyde Bridge Un­til Dec 22 071-9145847 In a World Like This A new project by Jaki Irvine with a video in­stal­la­tion – fea­tur­ing a num­ber of rap­tors. Model Arts and Ni­land Gallery, The Mall, Sligo Tues-Sat 10am5.30pm, Sun 11am-4pm Un­til Jan 10 071-9141405 WEST­MEATH Hid­den Gems from the CIE Art Col­lec­tion Some real gems, in­clud­ing fine paint­ings by TP Flana­gan, Pa­trick Collins, Pa­trick Swift, Ger­ard Dil­lon and oth­ers. Athlone In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy From Dec 4 WICK­LOW Burst­ing Forth with Ten Fists of Flame Paint­ings by Coilin Rush. Sig­nal Arts Cen­tre, 1a Al­bert Ave, Bray Ends Dec 3 01-2762039 Lith­prints.com New chem­i­cal lith prints by pho­tog­ra­pher Brian James McIl­venny. Ark­low Vis­ual Arts Gallery, 29 Main St Daily 9.30am-5.30pm Un­til Dec 9 0402-32732 Pic­to­rial Lies Dig­i­tal images by Peter Wall­strom. Court­house Arts Cen­tre, Ti­na­hely Tues-Fri 10am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm Un­til Dec 21 0402-38529 Art list­ings: Aidan Dunne adunne@ir­ish-times.ie

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