4-28 Jan 2005. Dublin is famous for its wonderful writers and literature the world over, and the Dublin Writers Museum is the place to go for those wishing to taste something of Dublins pioneering literary heritage. These portrait drawings by Gerry Gleason draw on the writings of many of Dublins and Irelands most famous writers including Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, Louis MacNeice, Flann OBrien, Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde. Gleasons work has been shown widely in Ireland, the UK, continental Europe and the USA and has been critically acclaimed for its social/political emphasis. Drawing has been an important part of the artists process of producing art and this unusual exhibition gives visitors a chance to see his work first-hand.
Entry costs 6.50 and includes a Museum tour. Open Mondays to Saturdays 10.00 to 17.00, Sundays from 11.00 to 17.00.
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The Mask of Time - Gerry Gleason.
Dublin Writers Museum, 18 Parnell Square, Dublin 1. Tel: +353-18722077.