Fine Arts

Capturing paradise: RHA director lauds O’Malley’s depiction of the Bahamas

Morning Light Series (11) ‘offers a window into a different season’, according to Patrick T Murphy

Tony O’Malley, Morning Light Series (11), Bahamas, 1982. Picture: courtesy Tony O’Malley Estate, RHA Collection

The Royal Hibernian Academy of Arts has a permanent collection of some 470 works, the majority made up of works by RHA members known as Diploma Pieces. These are works presented to the academy by each new member upon their election.

The collection also includes gifts and donations made to the gallery over the years. The academy recently completed phase one of a major Collection Project, which included the digitisation of works, making them more ...