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Artist Talk: Mark Swords in conversation with Mary Cremin

22 April 2017

Listen to artist Mark Swords in conversation with Mary Cremin here. 

Saturday 22 April 2017 | 1pm
Gallery
Free admission, booking essential. Please click here to book your free ticket.

Artist Mark Swords will participate in a public conversation with Programme Curator Mary Cremin, on the occasion of his solo exhibition The living and the dead at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios.

For Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Mark Swords has created theatrically staged paintings that have come into being through a series of gestures that juxtapose the idea of making and unmaking. The paintings, often overwhelming in chromatic saturation and design denote the artist’s instinctive knowledge of colour. Layers of mark-making create a screen through which the buried undertones and colours emerge. The exhibition runs until Saturday 1 April 2017.

For more information on the exhibition, please click here.

Mark Swords
b. 1978, Dublin, Ireland
Mark Swords studied at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin.
His recent exhibitions include; Hinterlands, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin (2014); I won’t say I will see you tomorrow (2013), a group project and multi-venue exhibition curated by Aoife Tunney, and Mosaic, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford (2012).

Further Information

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