This section features a series of articles on sculpture. We have Professor Paula Murphy’s ‘Looking at Public Sculpture in Dublin’, which provides an overview of sculpture in the city and includes many illustrations of important works. In partnership with the Royal Irish Academy, Sculpture Dublin is delighted to feature a selection of essays, and artists’ biographies, from Sculpture 1600-2000, Volume 3 in the RIA’s 5-volume publication, Art and Architecture of Ireland (Yale, 2014).

  • Expressions of Interest for Artists to Facilitate Creative Engagement Opportunities

    We are inviting expressions of interest from artists to facilitate sculpture-based, creative engagement projects with communities living close to the new Sculpture Dublin…

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  • VAI Artists Café – Ballyfermot Commission

    This was the first of six Visual Artists’ Cafés. Speakers included the awarded artist Breda Marron, Barbara Dawson from the Hugh Lane Gallery, Orla Daly (Ballyfermot College of Further Education) &
    Alan Tully (FamiliBase).

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  • VAI Artists Café – O’Connell Plinth Commission

    This was the second of six Visual Artists’ Cafés. Speakers included the awarded artist Alan Phelan, Helen Pheby (Yorkshire Sculpture Park), Brian Crowley (OPW) & Prof. Paula Murphy.

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    If words are the vehicles of thought, writing, and its more formal representation in lettering, perpetuates them and prevents them from vanishing into space and time. The individual letter, though used casually in our everyday life, is the highest means of expression available to the human mind and is the currency in which our civilization is recorded.

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