• Michael Beirne – Darling

    Exhibition 30 April to 5 June, 2005

    Michael Beirne

    Michael Beirne

    Evolving through the chambers of the Butler Gallery, Darling was an installation with all the hallmarks of the artist’s subversive qualities – especially in relation to gender, conventions and iconic religious imagery. Each room presented an individual tone and inflection, their overall content being fantastic and allegorical in nature. Disorienting and challenging the visitor, Beirne uses materials and skills not usually employed in fine art-making, coupling them with traditional art methods and a rare precision and intensity, to striking effect.

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