Miriam Dowling at Arthus Gallery
Rodolphe de Spoelberch’s Arthus Gallery is delighted to exhibit an Irish artist for the very first time. The very talented young rising Irish artist Miriam Dowling encapsulates the atmosphere, wonder and magic of the Irish countryside in her painting. A city girl, Miriam was born in Dublin but spent much of her childhood holidays around Ireland. The freedom of the landscape excited Miriam and invigorated a passion and love for her country. She continues to travel around the country, absorbing the beauty, mystery and atmosphere.
In 2016, Miriam undertook a course in ‘Creative Entrepreneur Course for Artists and Makers’ run by renowned artist Róisín O Farrel. Since the course, Miriam has concentrated on building and marketing her business as an artist, participating in numerous exhibitions including Art Source RDS Ireland biggest art fair. Her work is available at the Doorway Gallery in Dublin 2. Miriam has built her social media persona and has worked at involving herself in the Art Community which she believes has been a massive support to her in driving her business. And now she is heading to Belgium, bringing works that are redolent of the unique Irish landscape. 18 May-30 June. Arthus Gallery.
Dirk Braeckman was invited to the 57th Biennale di Venezia, where he showed a selection of monumental works in the Belgian pavilion. His black-and-white photographs convey a sense of stillness, and combine intimacy and distance to create a private, secluded world whose meaning remains undefined. For BOZAR, Braeckman adapts the project to the architecture of Victor Horta. From Venice to Brussels, from one iconic interbellum building to another.
In parallel, the M-Museum Leuven presents a complementary exhibition on Dirk Braeckman, the starting point of this double project was the exhibition of Dirk Braeckman at the Belgian Pavilion during the Venice Biennale 2017. Until 29 April. BOZAR.