Wednesday 18 January, 2pm
The Model, The Mall, Sligo
Fanned Apart; Portraits of Women from The Niland Collection. This special exhibition curated on the occasion of the centenary of the 1916 Rising allows a glimpse into women’s lives in the twentieth century. The fifteen selected oil paintings by artists such as Estella Solomon, Barbara Warren, George Russell and Jack B. Yeats portray women in Ireland from different perspectives and with different artistic approaches. The exhibition also features many female painters from The Niland Collection and illuminates the connections and friendship within the circle of gifted women and men in a turbulent century.
The curatorial tour, facilitated by curator Heike Thiele, will encompass an in depth, behind the scenes examination of the Artists, their work and the connections forged between them.