WILDFOX RUNNING

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blog | Shane Berkery - Contemporary Paintings (March 2018), The Molesworth Gallery

For his debut solo exhibition at The Molesworth Gallery, Shane Berkery c/o WILDFOX RUNNING distils an array of imagery into a group of new paintings. These images range from an archive of family photographs, documenting his Japanese-Irish heritage, to the stream of posts assailing him via social media feeds. Visual references are sampled, spliced and refracted through the prism of his very distinctive palette of Vandyke brown, white, ultramarine, cadmium yellow and permanent rose. A first-class honours graduate of NCAD, Berkery was awarded the Hennessy Craig Scholarship and Whyte’s Award at the RHA Annual Exhibition in 2016, and the NUI Art and Design Award in 2015.

Artist’s statement: In the field of contemporary art, there's an emphasis placed on viewing paintings as allegorical objects. To approach a painting with the question ‘What does it mean?’ can of course enrich the work, but too often this interpretative process becomes the main or only concern. I feel that this...

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