Type/Format:
Art original
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Hoban, Vincent — Blackwell, Craig (Sculptor)
Abstract:
Blackwell was born in Scotland and lives and works in county Meath. He is currently completing a MA in sculpture in NCAD. 'Life-Force' is a fusion of cutting edge industrial techniques used by the aviation and maritime industries with an aesthetic sensibility and sensitive affinity to its immediate... [ … ]
Dates:
1974-1976 — 1974
Type/Format:
Art original
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Hoban, Vincent — Burke, John, 1946-2006
Abstract:
Burke (b.1946,Tipperary–d.2006 ) studied in Cork before moving to London where he was introduced to painted steel sculpture. One of the early abstract sculptors in Ireland, his work was influenced by the British sculptor Anthony Caro and the American Alexander Calder. His coloured sculptures... [ … ]
Type/Format:
Art original
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Hoban, Vincent — Fallon, Conor, 1939-2007
Abstract:
Fallon (b.1939, Wexford–d.2007) was one of the country's best known sculptors of animals. In his work the influence of synthetic cubism is evident, as is Fallon's interest in the ancient art of the classical world. Like Moelwyn Merchant, whose work is also in the collection, he was friendly with... [ … ]
Type/Format:
Art original
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Hoban, Vincent — Quinn, Bob, 1948-
Abstract:
Quinn (b.1948, Britain) had a successful career as a graphic designer. Since 2002 he is a full time figurative sculptor working mainly in bronze.
Type/Format:
Art original
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Hoban, Vincent — Gillespie, Rowan, 1953-
Abstract:
Gillespie (b.1953, Dublin) trained as a sculptor in Britain before establishing his workshop and foundry in Dublin in 1977. This is one in his series of attenuated androgynous figures that can be found in locations both in and outside the city. [ … ]
Type/Format:
Art original
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Hoban, Vincent — Niizuma, Minoru, 1930-1998
Abstract:
Niizuma (b.1930, Tokyo) was educated in Japan and America. The sculptor was invited to Ireland for Meitheal '78, where he carried out this work. The artist was captivated by the inherent beauty in Irish stone and wished to uncover its hidden qualities. [ … ]
Type/Format:
Art original
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Hoban, Vincent — O'Dwyer, Kevin J., 1953-
Abstract:
O'Dwyer (b.1953, New York) has been based in Ireland since 1987 and is director of Sculpture in the Parklands in Co. Offaly. This sculpture was commissioned in connection with WAC 6. Inspired by incised chevron motifs found in the megalithic tomb at Fourknocks, Co. Meath, the sculptor has... [ … ]
Type/Format:
Art original
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Hoban, Vincent — Warren, Michael, 1950-
Abstract:
Warren (b.1950, Gorey) is an abstract sculptor who often works with an architectural setting. Presented by architects Burke Kennedy Doyle and Partners in 1991 and positioned beside a metal bridge, this sculpture concerns itself with gravity and bears a resemblance to his work at Wood Quay in Dublin. […] [ … ]