Sean Keating: Art, Politics, and Building the Irish Nation
Venue: Glenview Hotel @ 8.00 pm on Tuesday 7th February 2017
Sean Keating: Art, Politics, and Building the Irish Nation a talk by Éimear O’Connor
Seán Keating (1889 – 1977) was an outstanding Irish artist who painted iconic images of the Irish War of Independence and of the early industrialisation of Ireland.
Dr O’Connor is an art historian, curator, lecturer, art advisor and archivist. Born in Dublin, she began her professional career as a visual artist exhibiting in Ireland, Denmark and North America. She studied art history in UCD and was awarded a PhD from the School of Art History and Cultural Policy in 2008. She is now a Research Associate with TRIARC, the Irish Art Research Centre at TCD. She has published a number of books on Irish artists, the latest of which is of the above title.