May 17, 2008 - CIRCA: Contemporary Art in Ireland - Issue 123 out now
May 17, 2008

Issue 123 out now

Front cover: Daphne Wright: Lamb, 2006,
Marble dust and resin
Courtesy the artist / Frith Street Gallery

Issue 123, Spring 2007

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The spring issue of Ireland’s journal of record for contemporary visual art is now on sale. The 112 full-colour pages include news, feature articles, reviews, a host of images, and advertising from Ireland’s main art spaces.

Feature articles
Letter from Karachi
Amra Ali – a tour d’horizon from the Pakistani capital | Act without words: Unique act, an exhibition of nonfigurative painting at Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane Eimear McKeith – a preview of an important show of abstract work at the Hugh Lane | What form must we take? Jessica Foley – on ‘transversal’ and other practices that slip the noose of formal constraints | Selective memories, collective histories Declan Long – on art from Northern Ireland | Daphne Wright: The body and its death cast Laura Mansfield – a look at recent work by Daphne Wright

Belfast Una Walker: Reports from an agent in the field Justin McKeown | Lorraine Burrell: Pictures from a family album Susan MacWilliam | Brendan O’Neill: Ye must be bored again Slavka Sverakova | Cork Crawford Open 2007 – the sleep of reason Fergal Gaynor | Derry Bea McMahon and Brendan Earley: True complex Declan Sheehan | Dublin Alan Phelan: Ralph Eamon Odo Barbara Charlotte Bonham-Carter | Robert Bordo: Blind spot Gemma Tipton | Conor McFeely: The case of the midwife toad (the unrepeatable experiment) Alan Phelan | Jane Jermyn, Gerda Teljeur, Juliana Walters: Surface tension Niall de Buitléar | Galway Human Resources: City of ideas Michaële Cutaya | Kilnaboy Amanda Dunsmore: Mr and Mrs Krab’s Utopia Michaële Cutaya | Leitrim Fionna Murray: A Real corner of the world Brian Fay | Limerick Samuel Walsh: The Divine comedy Karen Normoyle-Haugh | Manchester Dan Shipsides: Radical architecture Cherry Smyth | Philadelphia Brian Kennedy: Passage Tim Maul | Portadown Mark McGreevy: A gap in the bright Slavka Sverakova | Various venues Design week Linda King

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Circa is supported by The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, and Culture Ireland.

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