Irish Tatler

Portrait of the artists: Designer Richard Malone takes up residency at the National Gallery’s Giacometti exhibit

Irish designer Richard Malone discusses the crossover between sculpture and fashion, and art and design with Irish Tatler

Fashion designer Richard Malone is pictured with sculptures by Alberto Giacometti at the National Gallery, Dublin 2. Pictures: Naoise Culhane Photography

There was kind of a weird “witchy Irish thing” to the origination of Richard Malone’s residency at the National Gallery says the Wexford-born, London-based designer, who is currently in-residence at the gallery working in response to the Giacometti: From Life exhibition, which runs until September. Malone came across Alberto Giacometti last summer while curating an exhibition at Eileen Grey’s E-1027 house in the south of France. This was his first real introduction to the Swiss ...