Michael Dempsey


Michael Dempsey is Head of Exhibitions at Dublin City Art Gallery The Hugh Lane.

He has had more than twenty years experience in organizing and developing exhibitions and programmes in Ireland and Europe.

These exhibitions include Hugh Lane 100 Years (2008); Julian Opie (2008), Other Mens Flowers (2008); The Quick and the Dead (2009); Yinka Shonibare, MBE (2009); Francis Bacon Centenary Exhibition: A Terrible Beauty (2009); Sir John Lavery: Passion and Politics (2010); Triumphs, Richard Tuttle (2010), Disturbance: Willie Doherty (2011),The Golden Bough (2009 – 2011) and Sleepwalkers (2012 – 2014) series of exhibitions, Doric Sean Scully (2012), Arts Council collection (2012), Richard Hamilton (2011), Eva Rothschild (2014),Perspectives of Europe: Stephen McKenna (2015), Jesse Jones (2016), Liam Gillick (2016) Sven Augustijnen (2016) Michael Kane (2016), Eugeen Van Mieghem: Port Life (2017),Ocean After Nature with Alaina Clare Feldman ICI (2017), and Eithne Jordan (2017)

Interested in: Ontology through Art, Form vs Content, ‘apparatus’ and ‘deployment’, Institutions, Europe, Gesamtkunstwerk and ……….colour!


September 15, 2017
Speed Curating – Morning (VAI Members Only)
Speed Curating Rooms 1 and 2
11:00  -  12:00
Speed Curating – Afternoon (VAI Members Only)
Speed Curating Rooms 1 and 2
15:00  -  16:00