Sculpture Saturday

This piece is entitled Thus Daedalus Flew by Niall O’Neill. It honours the writer James Joyce, who named his literary alter ego Stephen Dedalus in his novels. It also refers to Daedalus, father of Icarus. It is located in south county Dublin. I can’t find out much about it but the blurb from the local […]

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Silent Sunday

Aer Lingus flight on its way from Dublin Airport – I wish……

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Sculpture Saturday

Mothership by Rachel Joynt (1998). The sea urchin looks as though it has just been tossed up out of the sea by a wave and landed on its side, leaving a trail of droplets…. The origins of the piece are a tad unglamorous – being commissioned through an open competition for the Dun Laoghaire Drainage […]

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Silent Sunday

Weekend Flea Market, Bruges, Belgium

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Sculpture Saturday

Sculpture for Derry Walls (1987) by Antony Gormley In 1987, three identical sculptures were placed in particular locations on the walls of Derry overlooking the Foyle river, the Catholic Bogside and the Unionist Fountain Estate. Two cast-iron figures, joined back to back with arms outstretched in a cruciform pose, were placed in such a way […]

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