Fine Arts

Pick of the week: Scully’s Raval Rojo goes under the hammer at Morgan O’Driscoll

Sean Scully is one of the most influential artists of his generation, and this powerful piece is an excellent example of his work

Sean Scully’s Raval Rojo has an estimate of €400,000-€600,000

One of the most significant works of contemporary art to come under the hammer this year is Raval Rojo by Sean Scully. The Catalan titled painting is the cover lot of Morgan O’Driscoll’s Irish & International Art sale which closes on April 18.

Irish born Scully has over the last 50 years risen to international prominence, produced an influential and compelling body of work in the abstract tradition, and has been the subject of major ...