Saturday September 19, 2020

Alternative views at the Biennial

The second Dublin Biennial at CHQ brings together a fascinating selection of international modern art, writes Ros Drinkwater.

22nd June, 2014
Although it looks like junk, Andrew Duggan's Hole could embody what modern, living art could be. Picture: Ros Drinkwater

The journey art has made in the public consciousness over the past century can be summed up by the following gem. While Andrew Duggan was sourcing industrial debris for an artwork due to be installed at the Dublin Biennial, the workmen unearthed a massive block of aged polystyrene. By mistake, it was delivered to the Biennial Gallery on the day of the opening and with no time to find space to store it, it was...

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