Fine Arts: Capturing the eerie calm of Dalkey under lockdown
John Gill’s watercolours of the deserted suburb during the pandemic can be seen in the windows of Gill Opticians
A sight to gladden the eye is Solomon Gallery’s current exhibition of John Short’s delectable watercolours. With the gallery closed during the Covid-19 lockdown, they can be viewed online and in the windows of Gill Opticians in Dalkey.
Since March 29, Short has been using his daily 2km permitted walk to make a visual record of his neighbourhood, Dalkey, under lockdown. Using sketchbook drawings done “en plein air” and photography, he...
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