This St. Patrick’s Day we aren’t crossing the pond to celebrate with the Irish as the DMA is home to a number of works created by artists who have called the Emerald Isle home. Wishing everyone a happy St. Patrick’s Day filled with the luck of the Irish, and some of their artistic talent too.
Willie Doherty, Ghost Story (film still), 2007, color and sound single-screen installation, continuous loop, Dallas Museum of Art, DMA/amfAR Benefit Auction Fund © Willie Doherty
Dorothy Kay, The Old Oyster Girl, n.d., etching, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of the B.M. Newhouse Galleries
Dish ring, 1774, Matthew West, Irish, designer, silver, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of David T. Owsley in memory of his parents, Alvin M. Owsley, U.S. Minister to the Irish Free State, 1935-37, and Mrs. Owsley via the Alvin and Lucy Owsley Foundation
Francis Bacon, Walking Figure, 1959-1960, oil on canvas, Dallas Museum of Art, Foundation for the Arts Collection, gift of Mr. and Mrs. J.O. Lambert, Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. David Garrison © Estate of Francis Bacon / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London
Thomas Sutton, Wine cistern, 1727, silver, Dallas Museum of Art, The Karl and Esther Hoblitzelle Collection, gift of the Hoblitzelle Foundation
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