Saturday February 22, 2020

Object of Desire

Peter Pearson's exquisite townscapes have a haunting, lyrical quality, but this is lyricism with an edge.

23rd June, 2012
Georgian Dublin by Peter Pearson.

Peter Pearson's exquisite townscapes have a haunting, lyrical quality, but this is lyricism with an edge.

It's the subversive element, the hint of the surreal, that gives them their otherworldliness and their power. Shown here is Georgian Dublin, a work that tells the story of past grandeur, decay, and cultural vandalism.

Priced at €1,800, it is currently showing in Echoes of Joyce's Dublin, an exhibition of 25 paintings about the contemporary city seen against the...

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