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ART IN THE ARCHIVE
Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn
The Cultural Relations Committee of the Department of Foreign Affairs produced this profile of Irish painter and stained glass artist Evie Hone. Filmed at her studio in Marley Park, Rathfarnham, she speaks about and demonstrates her art.
FILM INFO: 12 mins, 1950, Ireland, Digital, Black and White
Oscar-nominated documentarian Louis Marcus’s début is a simple and invaluable profile of Stone Mad sculptor Séamus Murphy at work in his studio and on the streets of Cork.
FILM INFO: 15 mins, 1959, Ireland, Digital, Black and White
Invitation to Art: The Art of Ireland
One of a series produced by Boston TV to develop a greater understanding of world art, and hosted by Irishman Dr Brian O’Doherty, then a young poet, painter and art critic, this episode explores the history and development of Irish art through the holdings of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston.
FILM INFO: 29 mins, 1960, USA, Digital, Black and White