‘Luxury Goods’ a mixed media installation by Sue Morris & 'Ennistymon; Place and Space' - An exhibition of paintings by Tracy Fitzgerald

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‘Luxury Goods’ a mixed media installation by Sue Morris

Official opening Friday 2nd May at 8 pm

Show runs until 29th May

Sue Morris, Luxury goods

 ‘Luxury Goods’ is a mixed media installation comprising of floor and wall pieces using familiar household materials and ephemera in alternative mise-en-scenes. In this new body of work, Morris inverts notions of domestic necessity and luxury in the context of the public rhetoric of austerity.


Sue Morris is a contemporary visual artist from London and has practised in Ireland since 1992.  She has exhibited in Ireland, the UK, the USA and, most recently, in Vienna as part of the International Cultural Programme for Ireland’s Presidency of the EU.


 

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Ennistymon; Place and Space -

An exhibition of paintings by Tracy Fitzgerald

 Garage, Fitzgerald, 1014, oil on board 21 x 21cm


The theme of the exhibition is Ennistymon; Place and Space. Fitzgerald has been stalking Ennistymon for a while now in preparation. She has been gathering images from the Internet, visiting Ennistymon and chatting with locals to gain inspiration to translate into paintings.

Fitzgerald’s interest is in those quieter, often uncelebrated spaces, which, while small and utterly un-famous, sit at the heart of our personal realities. These, she may balance against aspirational images and monumental architecture. See a playground, a kitchen, a scrap of floral fabric… She brings warmth and humanity to her paintings, and they invite us to come in, stay a while, and leave refreshed and somehow enriched by the experience.

What the artist says: “My focus is on the contradictions in everyday life: boom and bust, aspirational and actual, place and non-place, public and private.”

“Text courtesy of Artfetch.com

http://artfetch.com/pages/tracy-fitzgerald