Art Unwrapped

16 December 2021 to 31 January 2022

2 Royal Avenue, Belfast

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Gerard Dillon (1916-1971),
"Inishlacken Couple",
Oil on canvas U5166,
James and Teddy Morrison Bequest, 2009,
Collection Ulster Museum, National Museums NI

Innishlacken Couple by George Dillon

Tour Videos

'The Cult of the West of Ireland' by Eimhear Atkinson

This tour will explore Gerard Dillon’s fascination with the west of Ireland, visiting the uncolonized and authentic Irish soil.

'Artists in Northern Ireland in post war Britain and Ireland' by Hannah Williamson

This tour will explore artists in Northern Ireland in post war Britain and Ireland and artists who influenced Gerard Dillon in his art practice.

'Gerard Dillon - The Artist, Local Hero' by Jenny McMaster

This tour will explore the life and background of the artist.

'Gerard Dillon and the West of Ireland' by Zara Carnduff

This tour will explore how the painter of “Innishlacken Couple”, one of the most celebrated Irish artists of the 20th century, was inspired by the West of Ireland.