Fine Arts

Dublin artist’s life and work is subject of Netflix documentary

Rumble Films’ film on installation artist Peter Monaghan is hitting the streaming service ahead of a new exhibition of his 3D works in Belfast

Peter Monaghan: the Dublin artist is the subject of a documentary currently on Netflix and will also exhibit a new collection of works in Gormley’s gallery in Belfast in September. Picture: Johnny Mallin

Thanks to a chance meeting, a documentary on the creative life and works of one of Ireland’s best-known contemporary artists, Peter Monaghan, is airing on Netflix this month.

Monaghan, a Dubliner, will also exhibit a new collection of his vibrant three-dimensional works in Gormleys gallery in Belfast from September 3 to 18.

A meeting with filmmaker Mike Smyth of Rumble Films came about when Monaghan was commissioned by Mike’s brother, John Smyth of OMS Architects, ...