Brian O’Doherty, Language and Lines
Apr 26 2018 - Sep 16 2018
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin,
Brian O’Doherty’s lifelong dedication to drawing will become apparent as you wander through this stunning exhibition, Language and Lines.
The Burial of Patrick Ireland was a performance which took place 10 years ago at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in celebration of peace in Northern Ireland. This exhibition by Brian O’Doherty (the artist behind the alias of Patrick Ireland) takes place in the same grounds in honour of this important anniversary.
Since 1967 the ancient Celtic Ogham script has inspired numerous works by Brian O’Doherty/Patrick Ireland. Known as “always being a line man", O’Doherty’s lifelong dedication to drawing will become apparent as you wander through this stunning exhibition, Language and Lines at Ireland’s Museum of Modern Art.