Artists

Isabel Nolan

Isabel Nolan

Isabel Nolan, Fixture for a solar storm, 1859, 2016, Courtesy the artist and Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin

 

Biography

Isabel Nolan (b. 1974, Ireland) has an expansive practice that incorporates sculptures, paintings, textile works, photographs, writing and works on paper. Her subject matter is similarly comprehensive, taking in cosmological phenomena,
religious reliquaries, Greco-Roman sculptures and literary/historical figures, examining the behaviour of humans and animals alike. Recent solo exhibitions include Another View from Nowhen, London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE (2017); Calling on Gravity, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (2017); The weakened eye of day, which toured from the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2014) to Mercer Union, Toronto and CAG, Vancouver (2016). In 2005, Nolan represented Ireland at the 51st Venice Biennale as part of a group exhibition, Ireland at Venice 2005.

 

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