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Booksale Bonanza
Booksale Bonanza
23–24 September 2022

On Culture Night, Kerlin Gallery launches a Booksale Bonanza—turning the gallery into a pop-up bookshop for two consecutive days. 

Stephen McKenna, Cassiopeia
Stephen McKenna, Cassiopeia
The Glebe Gallery, Donegal, Ireland From 11 September

Solo exhibition of later paintings by Stephen McKenna.

Dorothy Cross in Tangible Nothing
Dorothy Cross in Tangible Nothing
Ruby City, San Antonio, Texas 8 September 2022 – 30 April 2023

Ruby City's Tangible/Nothing is a new installation of its permanent collection galleries, featuring approximately 40 works by national and international artists including Dorothy Cross.

Sean Scully, Material World
Sean Scully, Material World
Thorvaldsen’s Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark 2 September 2022 – 5 March 2023

Sean Scully is creating large-scale, site-specific sculptures specifically for the museum in his first ever Danish solo show.

Dorothy Cross, Kathy Prendergast in Bones in the Attic
Dorothy Cross, Kathy Prendergast in Bones in the Attic
The Hugh Lane, Dublin 11 August – 30 October

Bones in the Attic is an inter-generational exhibition comprising the work of eleven Irish artists, each exploring recurring and ongoing societal issues affecting women.

Aleana Egan, Yūgen
Aleana Egan, Yūgen
CCA Andratx, Mallorca 29 July – 24 September 2022

Group exhibition by Aleana Egan, Fergus Feehily, Martin Healy and Caoimhe Kilfeather.

Dorothy Cross, Performing PAC: Take me to the place I love
Dorothy Cross, Performing PAC: Take me to the place I love
Padliglione d'Arte Contemporanea (PAC), Milan, Italy 12 July – 11 September

Work by Dorothy Cross is included in PAC Milano’s exhibition PERFORMING PAC: Take me to the place I love. 

Kathy Prendergast, Earth: Digging Deep in British Art 1781-2022
Kathy Prendergast, Earth: Digging Deep in British Art 1781-2022
Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK 9 July – 11 September 2022

Work by Kathy Prendergast is included in Earth: Digging Deep in British Art 1781-2022, a major exhibition spanning four centuries of artwork.

Gerard Byrne, Willie Doherty & Paul Seawright, PhotoIreland 2022
Gerard Byrne, Willie Doherty & Paul Seawright, PhotoIreland 2022
Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland 7 July – 28 August

Works by Gerard Byrne, Willie Doherty & Paul Seawright are included in PhotoIreland 2022, the biggest ever edition of the annual photography exhibition.

Liliane Tomasko, S P E L L O F T H E W O O D
Liliane Tomasko, S P E L L O F T H E W O O D
Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda 2 July – 20 August 2022

For this solo exhibition, Liliane Tomasko presents two new large, frieze-like wall paintings, S P E L L and W O O D, made specifically for the unique space of Highlanes, together with a series of new smaller oil-based works on paper, a floor work entitled Magic Carpet, made of wool and fabric, from 2016, and two large works on linen from 2016 and 2018.

Sean Scully, A Wound in a Dance with Love
Sean Scully, A Wound in a Dance with Love
Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna (MAMbo), Bologna, Italy 22 June – 9 October 2022

Large-scale retrospective of works by Sean Scully.

Guggi, A Retrospective
Guggi, A Retrospective
Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France 17 June – 24 July

Opening on Bloomsday, renowned artist Guggi celebrates CCI’s 20th birthday with a retrospective of works spanning three decades. 

Zhou Li, Water and Dreams
Zhou Li, Water and Dreams
Château La Coste, Aix-en-Provence, France 12 June – 31 August

L'eau et Le Rêve, or Water and Dreams, is a solo exhibition of paintings by Zhou Li.

Jan Pleitner, Temperatures of Time
Jan Pleitner, Temperatures of Time
Ludgerikirche Norden, Ostfriesland Biennale, Germany 4–25 June 2022

For the inaugural Ostfriesland Biennale in Northwest Germany, Jan Pleitner presents an exhibition of nine paintings along with sculptural elements (or ‘stones’) in various sizes in a medieval church, Ludgerikirche Norden.

'Abstraction seemed a dust bowl, but Sean Scully made it bloom again'
'Abstraction seemed a dust bowl, but Sean Scully made it bloom again'
The Washington Post 27 May 2022

Review of Sean Scully's retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art by Philip Kennicott for The Washington Post.

Sean Scully, Painting and Sculpture
Sean Scully, Painting and Sculpture
Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Toruń, Poland 13 May – 11 September 2022

Sean Scully retrospective and first exhibition in Poland.

Zhou Li, Tracing Peach Blossom Spring
Zhou Li, Tracing Peach Blossom Spring
Pingshan Art Museum, Shenzhen, China Opening 24 April 2022

Solo project by Zhou Li, responding to Tao Yuanming's The Peach Blossom Spring from the Eastern Jin Dynasty.

Marcel Vidal, GENERATION2022: New Irish Painting
Marcel Vidal, GENERATION2022: New Irish Painting
Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland 23 April – 10 July

New work by Marcel Vidal is included in GENERATION2022: New Irish Painting.

Sean Scully, The Shape of Ideas
Sean Scully, The Shape of Ideas
Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA 10 April – 31 July 2022

The Shape of Ideas is a solo exhibition by Sean Scully at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Liam Gillick, Color as Program
Liam Gillick, Color as Program
KAH, Bonn, Germany 8 April – 7 August 22

Co-curated by guest curator Liam Gillick.

Sean Scully, Song of Colors
Sean Scully, Song of Colors
Langen Foundation, Neuss, Germany 3 April – 7 August

Sean Scully solo exhibition at Langen Foundation, Neuss.

Jan Pleitner, Temperatures of Time
Jan Pleitner, Temperatures of Time
2 April

Jan Pleitner’s new publication gives an overview of the artist’s career to date, bringing together 15 years of artworks and exhibitions.

Liam Gillick, Project Palace, a centenary
Liam Gillick, Project Palace, a centenary
Bozar, Brussels, Belgium 1 April – 21 July 2022

Group exhibition marking the centenary of Bozar, Brussels.

Liliane Tomasko, Evening Wind
Liliane Tomasko, Evening Wind
Edward Hopper House, Nyack, New York, USA 1 April – 24 July 2022

Edward Hopper House Museum & Study Center announces a new exhibition ‘Evening Wind’ by contemporary painter Liliane Tomasko.

Liam Gillick, A Max De Vos
Liam Gillick, A Max De Vos
29 March 2022

A Max De Vos is a novel by Liam Gillick. 

Kathy Prendergast, Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since 1945
Kathy Prendergast, Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since 1945
The Box, Plymouth, UK 26 March – 5 June 2022

Work by Kathy Prendergast will be included in Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since 1945, a touring exhibition starting at The Box and  The Levinsky Gallery at the University of Plymouth.

Mark Francis, Re-Echo
Mark Francis, Re-Echo
Palazzo Collicola, Spoleto, Italy 26 March – 29 May 2022

Mark Francis’s first solo exhibition in an Italian public museum, Re-Echo presents 15 works made between 2021 and 2022.

Brian Maguire, In the Light of Conscience
Brian Maguire, In the Light of Conscience
Missoula Art Museum, Montana, USA 18 March – 13 August 2022

Brian Maguire solo exhibition at Missoula Art Museum, Montana.

William McKeown
William McKeown
Château La Coste, Aix-en-Provence, France 13 March – 1 May 2022

Château La Coste presents an exhibition of works paintings by William McKeown, curated by Jonathan Anderson and featuring a work by Kazunori Hamana. 

Mark Francis
Mark Francis
26 February 2022

Mark Francis’s new monograph collects over a decade of work by the internationally acclaimed artist. 

Dorothy Cross, Crossing
Dorothy Cross, Crossing
16 February 2022

Crossing is a visual retrospective spanning over 35 years of work by artist Dorothy Cross, published by Dürer Editions.

Elizabeth Magill, Bringing to Light
Elizabeth Magill, Bringing to Light
Towner, Eastbourne, UK 12 February - 22 May 2022

Elizabeth Magill's Overhead III is included in Bringing to Light at Towner Eastbourne, curated by artist and guest curator Jananne Al-Ani.

Paul Winstanley, A Century of the Artist’s Studio: 1920 – 2020
Paul Winstanley, A Century of the Artist’s Studio: 1920 – 2020
Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK 24 February - 5 June 2022

Paul Winstanley at Whitechapel Gallery, 'A Century of the Artist’s Studio: 1920 – 2020'.

Aleana Egan, Sampler
Aleana Egan, Sampler
Void, Derry, Northern Ireland 29 January - 26 March 2022

Aleana Egan presents a solo exhibition of new sculpture and painting at VOID, Derry.

Brian Maguire, Isabel Nolan, Odysseys
Brian Maguire, Isabel Nolan, Odysseys
Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland 22 January - 3 April 2022

Brian Maguire and Isabel Nolan at Crawford Art Gallery, 'Odysseys', curated by Flicka Small and Michael Waldron.

Merlin James with Gracie DeVito and Gabriel de la Moro
Merlin James with Gracie DeVito and Gabriel de la Moro
The Philadelphia Art Alliance at University of the Arts, USA 19 January - 4 March 2022

Merlin James at The Philadelphia Art Alliance at University of the Arts.

aemi & IFI present: So, what did you do today? Films selected by Isabel Nolan
aemi & IFI present: So, what did you do today? Films selected by Isabel Nolan
Irish Film Institute, Dublin 12 January 2022

Curated by artist Isabel Nolan for aemi and coinciding with ‘Spaced Out’, Nolan’s exhibition of new rugs and paintings at Kerlin Gallery, ‘So, what did you do today?’ is a programme of short films that illuminates aspects of Nolan’s work in drawing, sculpture, tapestry and the moving image.

Sam Keogh, Rethinking Nature
Sam Keogh, Rethinking Nature
Museo Madre, Naples, Italy 17 December 2021 - 2 May 2022

Sam Keogh's 'The Island' (2021) included in Rethinking Nature, curated by Kathryn Weir with associate curator Ilaria Conti at Museo Madre, Naples.

Sean Scully, Passenger
Sean Scully, Passenger
Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece 16 December 2021—13 February 2022

Almost ten years after Doric, the exhibition that introduced the art of Sean Scully to Greece, the Benaki Museum presents a major retrospective of the eminent artist’s work, Passenger.

William McKeown by Bryan Martin
William McKeown by Bryan Martin
The Brooklyn Rail 10 December 2021
Sean Scully, Liliane Tomasko in 'Andy Warhol to Cecily Brown from the Collections of the Albertina Museum'
Sean Scully, Liliane Tomasko in 'Andy Warhol to Cecily Brown from the Collections of the Albertina Museum'
Albertina Museum, Vienna 12 December 2021 - 20 February 2022

Sean Scully and Liliane Tomasko are included in 'Andy Warhol to Cecily Brown from the Collections of the Albertina Museum'.

Remains by Brian Maguire review — stark images of a world on the move by Cristín Leach
Remains by Brian Maguire review — stark images of a world on the move by Cristín Leach
The Times 26 November 2021
Jaki Irvine, Star (1994) and Sweettooth (1993)
Jaki Irvine, Star (1994) and Sweettooth (1993)
aemi, online screening 10 November 2021 - January 2022

One of Ireland’s most highly regarded artists working in video installation, photography, music composition and writing, this aemi screening presentation draws attention to an early phase of Irvine’s career when she was making single channel work on analogue film. Introductory text by Gwen Burlington.

What Will You Do with the Days? An Interview with Sam Keogh by Frank Wasser
What Will You Do with the Days? An Interview with Sam Keogh by Frank Wasser
Flash Art 23 November 2021
Solar Attraction: Interview with Isabel Nolan by Brian McAvera
Solar Attraction: Interview with Isabel Nolan by Brian McAvera
Irish Arts Review 20 November 2021
Brian Maguire: 'There were images I couldn’t use, they were just too frightening' by Marc O'Sullivan Vallig
Brian Maguire: 'There were images I couldn’t use, they were just too frightening' by Marc O'Sullivan Vallig
Irish Examiner 9 November 2021
Elizabeth Magill, TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art
Elizabeth Magill, TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art
The Rachofsky House, Dallas, Texas 23 October 2021

We are pleased to announce Elizabeth Magill's participation in the 2021 TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art Auction at The Rachofsky House, Dallas.

Aleana Egan, Feeling of Knowing
Aleana Egan, Feeling of Knowing
The Complex, Dublin 16 - 28 October 2021

Aleana Egan presents new site-specific work for group exhibition 'Feeling of Knowing' at The Complex, Dublin.

Paul Seawright, Beasts of Burden
Paul Seawright, Beasts of Burden
Belfast Exposed Photography 7 October - 23 December 2021

Belfast Exposed presents a solo photographic exhibition ‘Beasts of Burden’ which showcases new photographic works by Paul Seawright taken in Rwanda. This insightful exhibition will be showcased as part of the Belfast International Arts Festival 2021.

Dorothy Cross, Aleana Egan, The Museum of Ancient History
Dorothy Cross, Aleana Egan, The Museum of Ancient History
UCD Classical Museum, University College Dublin 4 October - 10 December 2021

Dorothy Cross and Aleana Egan feature work in 'The Museum of Ancient History', a site-responsive exhibition that places artworks by six contemporary artists in dialogue with a collection of ancient artefacts from the Classical world.

Marcel Vidal, Wayward Eye
Marcel Vidal, Wayward Eye
Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin 30 September — 13 November 2021

Marcel Vidal's DEFENDER (2021) included in group exhibition 'Wayward Eye' at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios.

Isabel Nolan, We Are The Makers: Episode Three
Isabel Nolan, We Are The Makers: Episode Three
25 September - 27 November 2021

Isabel Nolan speaks with Dónal Dineen for Episode Three of 'We Are The Makers', with particular emphasis on the making of her latest exhibition, A Delicate Bond Which is Also a Gap, at Solstice Arts Centre in Navan.

Sam Keogh, Sated Soldier, Sated Peasant, Sated Scribe
Sam Keogh, Sated Soldier, Sated Peasant, Sated Scribe
Goldsmiths CCA, London, UK 17 September –12 December 2021

Running across the basement galleries of the Goldsmiths CCA, Sam Keogh presents a performance, installation of ceramic sculptures and collaged paintings on paper, that draw on pre-modern motifs and myths of abundance.

Brian Maguire, Remains
Brian Maguire, Remains
Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland 17 September 2021 - 9 January 2022

'Remains', a major museum show of the 'Arizona' paintings and other recent works opens at Crawford Art Gallery, Cork. The exhibition is accompanied by a new publication.

Sam Keogh, Trouble in Outer Heaven: Portable Ops Plus
Sam Keogh, Trouble in Outer Heaven: Portable Ops Plus
Southwark Park Galleries, London 15 September – 31 October 2021

Sam Keogh presents a new performance and work for the group show ‘Trouble In Outer Heaven: Portable Ops Plus’, which focuses on the influence and fan cultures of ‘Metal Gear Solid’, one of the most popular video game franchises of all time.

Elizabeth Magill, Unsettling Landscapes: The Art of the Eerie
Elizabeth Magill, Unsettling Landscapes: The Art of the Eerie
St Barbe Museum + Art Gallery 11 September 2021 – 4 January 2022

Elizabeth Magill presents 'Outlying (2)' as part of the group exhibition 'Unsettling Landscapes: The Art of the Eerie' at St. Barbe Museum + Art Gallery.

Merlin James, Mixing It Up: Painting Today
Merlin James, Mixing It Up: Painting Today
Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London, UK 9 September – 12 December 2021

Merlin James will have a dedicated room of paintings in the survey of contemporary painting, ‘Mixing It Up: Painting Today' at the Hayward Gallery, London.

Liliane Tomasko, Morpheus
Liliane Tomasko, Morpheus
Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Germany 7 September 2021 - 23 January 2022

'Morpheus' brings together recent work by Liliane Tomasko at the Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Germany.

Liliane Tomasko and Sean Scully: From The Real
Liliane Tomasko and Sean Scully: From The Real
Newlands House Gallery, Petworth, England 24 July to 10 October 2021

From The Real: Liliane Tomasko and Sean Scully is an exhibition of two painting shows in one, presenting the artists' work side by side at Newlands House Gallery, Petworth, England.

Isabel Nolan, A delicate bond which is also a gap
Isabel Nolan, A delicate bond which is also a gap
Solstice Arts Centre, Navan 3 July – 28 August 2021

Solstice Arts Centre open a significant exhibition of work by Isabel Nolan. ‘A delicate bond which is also a gap’ ranges across a vast span of time beginning with woven images of the 40,000 year old sculpture “Löwenmensch” and concluding with an ambitious, specially commissioned tapestry depicting the disintegration of the sun. The exhibition includes new textile work, sculptures, drawings, painting and text.

Sean Scully, The Shape of Ideas
Sean Scully, The Shape of Ideas
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas 20 June - 10 October 2021

Sean Scully: The Shape of Ideas, organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, features the artist’s most significant works and examines his contribution to the development of abstraction over a span of nearly five decades.

Willie Doherty, WHERE
Willie Doherty, WHERE
Ulster Museum, Belfast 4 June - 12 September 2021

Willie Doherty, Where comes from Fondazione Modena Arti Visive to Ulster Museum supported by the British Council, as part of the “Being Present” UK/Italy Season 2020. The exhibition offers an overview of Doherty’s career through photographic and video works focused on the theme of borders, from the works of the 90s to a new video installation commissioned for the occasion. The exhibition is curated by Daniele De Luigi and Anne Stewart. 

Jaki Irvine, ro' ro'
Jaki Irvine, ro' ro'
The Bower Gallery, London 20 May - 11 July 2021

ro’ ro’ is new work by Jaki Irvine and a companion piece to an immersive 13-channel video and sound work, Ack Ro’, showing concurrently at Frith Street Gallery, London. 

Sean Scully, Eleuthera
Sean Scully, Eleuthera
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin 11 May - 27 June 2021

Sean Scully's 'Eleuthera' series shown for the first time in Ireland at the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.

Aleana Egan, small field
Aleana Egan, small field
Künstlerhaus, Bremen 8 May – 29 August 2021

Aleana Egan presents 'small field', a solo exhibition at Künstlerhaus, Bremen.