Peoples Republic Of Cork

Everything Of That Time Might Soon End

Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place

Tue 19 Nov - Sun 29 Nov 2020
10am
FREE


EVERYTHING OF THAT TIME MIGHT SOON END

Between the Wars:

The Gibson Bequest

28 September – 24 November

Offering curious insights into the art market this exhibition focuses on the collecting practices of the Gibson Bequest Committee during the period 1930-1940.

Reflecting their different geographic origins, the works displayed are grouped according to the various art dealers from whom they were sourced. The process of acquisition involved a panel of Expert Advisers who - through their knowledge and networks - identified such works and, in turn, recommended them for purchase to the Gibson Bequest Committee. The resulting selection provides a window into the priorities, urgencies, and mobility of interwar collecting.

Included in the exhibition are works by leading artists of the period – Sir William Orpen, Seán Keating, and Philip Wilson Steer – as well as influential and innovative printmakers – Robert Austin, Mabel Royds, John Copley and Iain Macnab. Each artwork speaks to its present time or to one that was fading (or had faded) from

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Crawford Art Gallery

Emmet Place, Cork
+353 (021) 4907856

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