The Arts Council is delighted to announce that it has added 22 new works to its Collection which will be seen by audiences across the country in coming years. The artists whose work has now been added to the Collection are Rhona Byrne, Ruth Clinton and Niamh Moriarty, Avril Corroon, Vivienne Dick, Sandra Johnston, Richard Ashrowan, Alastair MacLennan, Hina Khan, Vicky Langan and Maximillan Le Cain, Maria McKinney, Yuri Pattison, Alan Phelan, Sven Sandberg.
These art works will be added to the over 1,100 works of modern and contemporary Irish art in the Collection and mark the latest additions to the Council’s long history of purchasing excellent and ambitious works of art that reflects the practise of artists working in Ireland today.
Comprising works across painting, sculpture, photography, video, multimedia installation and painting, the new purchases are drawn from across the spectrum of contemporary visual arts practice and will be accessible to public audiences throughout the country as part of the Arts Council Collection’s ongoing programme of exhibitions, loans and projects.
List of works acquired:
Rhona Byrne, White noise cap # 2 and White Noise cap # 3 from Huddlewear, 2017
Ruth Clinton and Niamh Moriarty, Flicker, 2016
Avril Corroon, Spoiled Spores, 2019
Vivienne Dick, Red Moon Rising, 2015
Red Moon Rising (Still 001), 2015
Sandra Johnston, Overprint & Short Strand, 2019/2000
Sandra Johnston/ Richard Ashrowan, That Apart, 2019
Folding In, 2019
Sandra Johnston/ Alastair MacLennan, Let Liminal Loose, 2014
Hina Khan, Ruined Garden, 2015
Shattered Soul, 2016
Vicky Langan & Maximillan Le Cain, Inside, 2017
Maria McKinney, Health/Toxin, Cahirmee Gino (GZA), Health/Toxin, 2016
Reproduction/Chromosome, Templemichael Zebo (FR2279), Reproduction/Chromosome, 2016
Yuri Pattison, dust scraper fan 4.2 (context collapse archive 05.18), 2018
Alan Phelan Juan van der Hammen 1627, when the last aurochs died, 2019
Giuseppe Arcimboldo 1580, when Drake was second to circumnavigate, 2019
Constance Spry 1957, when post-war austerity was ruined by The Treaty of Rome, 2019
Sven Sandberg, Mozart's daughters (l'Orangerie), 2019
The Collector, 2019