Meet the Gallerist: Tara Murphy

The owner and director of Solomon Fine Art in Dublin 2 looks back at the highs and lows of a storied career in the art world

Tara Murphy, director of Solomon Fine Art: ‘I always find it interesting as to why someone has come through our doors.’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

In the first of our new series, we meet Tara Murphy, owner and director of Solomon Fine Art, to discuss art, career highs and lows, desert island pieces and the current pandemic.

What was the first work that turned you on to art?

As an inexperienced History of Art intern arriving in the Solomon in 1994, I was completely clueless about contemporary art. The first project I worked on was a major solo exhibition of ...