Active/Inactive: Sculpture and Women in the Hugh Lane Gallery Collection

This talk by Dr Paula Murphy, member of the Sculpture Dublin steering group, was realised by our partner the Hugh Lane Gallery.

In this talk, Dr Paula Murphy, Professor Emeritus: UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy, discusses sculpture and women in the Hugh Lane Gallery collection.

This talk was part of the programme of talks for an exhibition at the gallery, of work by sculptor Maud Cotter: ‘a consequence of – a dappled world’ exhibition’, running from 2 June to 8 August 2021.

For more talks related to the Hugh Lane Gallery Maud Cotter exhibition and themes relating to contemporary sculpture, see here.

For all talks on the Hugh Lane Gallery online programme, see here.

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