People look at the stage curtain entitled ‘the Minotaur’s body dressed as Harlequin’ painted by Picasso in 1936 for Romain Rolland’s play ‘Le 14 Juillet’ at the Abattoirs museum in Toulouse, south of France, on April 28, 2011. The museum will be hosting the ‘Modern and contempory masterpieces’ exhibition from April, 15 to August 21, 2011.
Valerie Hegarty - Cathedral. Wood, armature wire, wire mesh, Magic-Sculpt, paper-mache, plastic, canvas, wood glue, gel mediums, thread, sand, 81”x48”x 34” (2010)
“You will realise, that this combination of red-ochre, of green gloomed over by grey, the black streaks surrounding the contours, produce something of the sensation of anguish called ‘rouge-noir’, from which certain of my companions in misfortunes suffer.” ~ Vincent van Gogh to Emile Bernard