To Have and Have Not

"To Have and Have Not" curated by Gemma Tipton at Kinsale Arts Week, 2009

Kinsale Arts Week 2009

To Have and Have Not
Curated by Gemma Tipton
When contemporary art is in the news, it is often to do with money and the market. Maybe a work has sold for a record-breaking price, been bought by someone famous, or else the news is of sales in the ascendant or in decline. But not all art is for sale, and there are fascinating reasons why artists hold onto their work, or else give it away. Inviting some of Ireland's most successful artists, including Brian O'Doherty, Martin Gale, Nick Miller, Alice Maher, Eithne Jordan, Diana Copperwhite, Donald Teskey and Stephen McKenna, To Have and Have Not shows some works for sale, and some that never ever will be

Whitethorn, truck-view,. 2001 Oil on linen, 168 x 214 cm NFS