“Silent Stories”, an upcoming 2 person show at the Belltable in Limerick, will feature art by Miriam McConnon and Eoin Mac Lochlainn.
We didn’t have a dresser in our kitchen. We only had shelves with hooks for the cups. The gas cooker was in a room on its own, called the scullery.
Kitchen units? – we’d never heard of them. But we had a fireplace, with a fire that never went out. Maybe that’s why I started my series of paintings of old fireplaces. They hold so many memories in their dusty hearths.
And in the upcoming 2 person show “Silent Stories” at the Belltable in Limerick, I’ll be showing some new pieces (see one above). I think that they’ll work well alongside Miriam McConnon’s paintings of domestic objects.
Because, whether we sit at a fireplace and poke at the flames or whether we peel the potatoes or dry the dishes or just drink tea from a chipped teacup, we get…
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