Evie Hone: Sacred Art – 2014

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Evie Hone: Sacred Art – 20142017-09-15T15:43:27+01:00

Evie Hone: Sacred Art

Artist, Evie Hone was born in Dublin in 1894 and is credited as one of the founders of the modern Art movement in Ireland. Her style evolved from Cubism to Expressionism in the 1930s when she began to explore themes of a religious nature. The exhibition features 14 black and white sketches and 14 colour studies depicting the Stations of the Cross. Also on display is a finished painting and stained glass piece by Evie Hone. These works are on loan from the Irish American Cultural Institute in the University of Limerick and the exhibition will run on the first floor until the end of January 2014.

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Evie Hone: Sacred Art

Artist, Evie Hone was born in Dublin in 1894 and is credited as one of the founders of the modern Art movement in Ireland. Her style evolved from Cubism to Expressionism in the 1930s when she began to explore themes of a religious nature. The exhibition features 14 black and white sketch

es and 14 colour studies depicting the Stations of the Cross. Also on display is a finished painting and stained glass piece by Evie Hone. These works are on loan from the Irish American Cultural Institute in the University of Limerick and the exhibition will run on the first floor until the end of January 2014.

On 22nd June 2013 six of Hone’s paintings were stolen from Kiltullagh church, Co. Galway. These included the third, fourth, fifth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth Stations of the Cross paintings. Anyone with any information on this theft is urged to contact Millstreet Garda station on 091 538000 or Crimestoppers on 1850 250 025. Any help with this investigation will be rewarded.

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ADMISSION: Free |  OPENING TIMES: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 to 17:00 and from Easter to end of September on Sundays: 12:00 to 17:00 (Exhibitions close at 16:45)

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