NAKED TRUTH: The Nude in Irish Art
Crawford Art Gallery | Cork, Ireland
13 July - 28 October 2018
This major exhibition surveys the nude and the naked body as depicted by Irish artists, focusing on interconnecting themes of political allegory, domestic intimacy, gender politics, artistic training, censorship, sexuality and display. The exhibition features work ranging from historic Sheela na-gigs, to artists including Francis Bacon, James Barry, Dorothy Cross, Robert Fagan, Amanda Coogan, Mainie Jellett and Brian Maguire.
Curated by William Laffan and Dawn Williams
Source: (Crawford Art Gallery)