Dürer’s Enduring Vision: from Irish Warriors to Great Whales

Chester Beatty Chester Beatty, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2,, Dublin
Hiram Morgan and Philip Hoare

Albrecht Dürer was not only the greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance, but he predicted the reach and future of art in our own time. His unerring eye recorded Irish warriors and rhinoceroses, the big bang itself and his vision ran from the Apocalypse to a lowly bunch of weeds. Part visionary, part technician, part...

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A Fish for a Sword? The Triumphant Return of Zōga Shōnin with Dr. Mary Redfern (online)

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Dr. Mary Redfern

How do museums look after the artworks in their care? The return of an important pair of Japanese handscrolls to the Chester Beatty after extended conservation treatment overseas gives us an opportunity to explore this highly specialised field. For this talk, we welcome Conservators Andrew Thompson and Sydney Thomson from Restorient studio in Leiden, Netherlands,...

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Georgian Dublin in Drawing and Collage

Chester Beatty Chester Beatty, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2,, Dublin
Roxana Manouchehri

Meet artist Roxana Manouchehri to explore Georgian Dublin through drawing and collage. This relaxed and informal session is suitable for teens and adults; all levels of experience welcome. Free, no booking required. Materials are provided, but please feel free to bring your own sketch book and pencils.

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