Shankill Butcher Knives
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A major new exhibition featuring a broad representation of artists responses to the Troubles. Art of the Troubles comprised 60 works, including paintings, drawings, photographs, videos and sculpture. The exhibition explores a broad range of themes including violence and destruction, suffering and loss, traditions and life in the midst of turmoil.
Shankill Butcher Knives, Art of the Troubles, 10th April 2014 - 7th Sept. 2014, Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
- https://nmni.com/Home/News/Art-Of-The-Troubles-Exhibition-Opens https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRnSJ07XidI&list=PL_UgxDN1Li89R2oBOP5mHvf6ptZtEKalp&index=17 National Museums Northern Ireland’s Head of Art, Kim Mawhinney, said “The exhibition brings together the work of 50 artists from Northern Ireland and beyond including Joe McWilliams, Willie Doherty, FE McWilliam, Rita Duffy, Paul Seawright, Jack Pakenham, Micheal Farrell, André Stitt and Richard Hamilton. It brings to wider public attention the responses and reflections of individual artists themselves from their own perspectives. Although many of the individual pieces have been displayed previously in various settings, this is the first time work about the Troubles has been brought together on such a scale.”