Absolutely, I completely understand your longing for Ireland and the desire to reconnect through art. If you're seeking that Irish essence, John Lavery's captivating works should be your go-to. Lavery, a renowned Irish artist celebrated for his landscapes, portraits, and urban scenes, possesses a unique ability to encapsulate the very spirit of Ireland. His art can transport you back home in an instant.Plus, the National Gallery of Ireland has a treat in store for you—an upcoming exhibition from October 7th, 2023, to January 14th, 2024.
This exhibition explores his impressions of people and places from his extensive travels, offering a fresh perspective on his highly respected work. Lavery's dedication to his craft shines through as he carried his painting kit everywhere, from Scotland to Palm Springs. Notably, his masterpiece "The Bridge at Grez" captures its era's essence. An exciting highlight is the Gallery's newly acquired "A Garden in France" (1898). With depictions spanning Switzerland, Spain, Ireland, Italy, and cities like Glasgow, London, Venice, Cannes, and New York, Lavery's versatility is evident. This exhibition is your ticket to a vivid journey through Lavery's world and a vibrant slice of Ireland.
Enjoy the artistic voyage!