From life, day by day. The result is a candid glimpse into the tenor and texture of school life, not a publicity exercise, as the range of moods, temperaments and attitudes on view clearly demonstrates.
paintings on show, but that has to do with the fact that photography has shaped the way we frame and see things. Each painting, as an accompanying video demonstrates, was painstakingly set up and made artists. Imma at NCH Tues-Wed 10am- 5.30pm, Thurs 11am-7pm, Fri-Sat 10am-5.30pm Sun noon5.30pm Until Feb 3 The Mart Market Art, fashion, craft, jewellery, antiques and Christmas goodies. Old Fire Station, Rathmines Sat-Sun 11am-6pm Dec 22/23 New Landscapes Outstanding realist painters Walter Verling and Blaise Smith. Molesworth Gallery Fri/Mon 10am-5.30pm, Sat 11am-2pm Ends Dec 24 Sidney Nolan: The Ned Kelly Series Nolan’s cycle of 26 paintings. Irish Museum of Modern Art, Kilmainham TuesSat 10am-5.30pm (Wed 10.30am-5.30pm), Sun noon5.30pm Until Jan 27 01-6129900 A Piano in the Kitchen & Other Stories Paintings by Una Sealy. Draíocht, Blanchardstown MonSat 10am-6pm Until Feb 16 01-8852622 Raivo Puusemp – Dissolution How a conceptual artist took on a job as mayor of a troubled New York town. Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar Mon-Sat 11am-7pm (closed Dec 23-Jan 3) Until Jan 12 01-8819613 A Season in He’ll Video trilogy by Alex Da Corte. Mother’s tankstation, Ushers Island Ends Dec 22 01-6717654 The Kevin Sharkey 500 Collection Each piece costs 1500. Temple Lane Gallery, Temple Bar; White Gallery, Francis St Daily 11am-7pm Street Eithne Jordan’s urban landscapes (Ends Dec 21). Royal Hibernian Academy, Gallagher Gallery, 15 Ely Place Mon-Tues 11am-5pm, Wed-Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 2-5pm 01-6612558 To Start with, Let’s Remove the Colour Artists who use everyday cultural references as a starting point. Temple Bar Gallery TuesSat 11am-6pm Until Feb 2 (closed Dec 24-Jan 3) 01-6710073 Turn to Red Killing Joke’s 1979 song is referenced in a show. FLOOD@Unit 3, James Joyce St Winter Exhibition 2012 Some 80 works by studio members and visiting artists. Graphic Studio Gallery, TTemple Bar Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm, Sat 11am-5pm Until Jan 24 01-6798021
Breaking the line____ Four recent graduates. 126 Artist-run Gallery, Queen St Fri-Sat 1-6pm Ends Dec 22 086-4491366 Diabolic Loop Several works by Sarah Browne. Galway Arts Centre Mon-Sat 10am-6pm Until Jan 27 091-565886
Excellence Mill Cove Gallery exhibit of work by 45 Irish ceramic artists. 21 Main St, Kenmare Until Jan 12 027-70393
Tom Joyce Representational paintings. Art Gallery, Mountmellick Until Jan 4 057-8644572
Open Season 2012 250-plus artworks. The Dock, Carrick-onShannon Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm Until Feb 2 071-9650828
Feralis Elaine Byrne’s project meditates on memory and ruin . Belltable Until Jan 25 Fri/Sat 1-5pm (closed Dec 22Jan 5) Until Jan 26 Winter Group Exhibition IVillage Art, Skerries Mon-Sat 10am-6pm Until Jan 31 Winter Group Show Taylor Galleries, Kildare St Mon-Fri 10.30am-5.30pm, Sat 11am-3pm Until Jan 26 01-6766055 The Last Days of Gravity Enda O’Donoghue’s paintings stem from an interest in the painting process in the age of digital imaging (Until Jan 18). Into the Light: marking 60 years of the Arts Council collection with paintings from the 1960s and 1970s (Until Jan 18). Limerick City Gallery of Art Mon/Wed/Fri 10am-5.30pm, Tues 11am- 5.30pm, Thurs 10am-8.30pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun noon-5pm