John Behan RHA
October 8 – November 10
The Kenny Gallery, Galway
Shifting Ground is an outstanding new collection of sculpture in bronze from renowned Irish artist John Behan.
The exhibition, which will open at the Kenny Gallery, Galway on 8th October, will include works touching on the artist’s experience through the Pandemic and a fleshing out his previous ‘Emigrants’ work including striking new versions of his iconic Famine Ship.
Contemporary refugee imagery features too, and there will also be some new works based on images suggested by the poetry of Seamus Heaney.
The sculpture will be supported by a series of related paintings and drawings in mixed media.
The exhibition will be officially launched by RTÉ’s BRYAN DOBSON at 6.00pm on Friday the 8th October at Kenny’s Liosbán Gallery in Galway.
The launch is free to attend, but with limited numbers admitted due to pandemic restrictions – patrons may register for the official opening on Eventbrite here.
After the opening, the exhibition will run Monday to Saturday, 9:00-17:00 (The Kenny Gallery, Liosbán Retail Park, Tuam Road, Galway, H91 N5P8) until the 10th November.
Booking is not required for the duration of the exhibition, but it is necessary to register in order to attend the opening.