Skipping bears and silver blankets at Christmas show
Works by artists Gordon Harris and Patrick O’Reilly feature at Gormley’s Christmas Group Show
In Gormley’s Christmas Exhibition, new work by Gordon Harris includes Armoured Blanket, oil and silver leaf on board, 145.5x98cm (€15,000). A portrait of one of his daughters wrapped in a silver blanket, the thought behind it is how the support of parents can give children the courage to face the world.
“It doesn't matter what is in front of her, because she knows who is behind her. It is basically about protecting...
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