Parallel Visions: Sculpture and installation from the IMMA Collection
Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda - 13 September – 8 November 2014 F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio, Banbridge - 29 August – 15 November 2014 Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda - Preview 12 September at 7.30pm Fionna Barber, Principle Lecturer for Contextual Studies, Manchester MetropolitanUniversity will officially open the exhibition
Parallel Visions: Sculpture and Installation from the IMMA Collection, takes place at Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda and F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio, Banbridge.
Parallel Visions has taken as its starting point a vision for presenting modernist and contemporary sculpture and installation from IMMA’s Collection in two parallel sites. The scope of the exhibition allows the audience a unique insight into how concepts and materials have been used and informed artistic practice in relation to contemporary sculpture and installation.
Across the two galleries, works by 28 artists, Irish and international, have been selected, covering a period from the 1930's to 2009. The work of Stephan Balkenhol, Lynda Benglis, Louise Bourgeois, John Burke, Christo, Michael Craig-Martin, Marcel Duchamp, Rebecca Horn, Brian King, Alice Maher, Frank Morris, Vik Muniz, Liam O’Callaghan, Brian O’Doherty, Vivienne Roche, Beverly Semmes, Kiki Smith, Richard Wentworth all feature in this exhibition.
In conjunction with the exhibition a new What is ... ? | Talk series takes place at both venues
What is Sculpture? Saturday 13 September 12noon Dr. Sinead Hogan, lecturer, IADT Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda
What is Sculpture? Saturday 27 September at 2.00pm Dr. Sinead Hogan, lecturer, IADT F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio, Banbridge
What is Installation? Saturday 18 October at 12noon Dr. Niamh Ann Kelly, lecturer, DIT Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda