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Aesthetics is an intensely personal subject. We all see things differently, including "art", and especially "beauty". As editior Neil Collins points out; "Painting is first and foremost a visual art - something we see, rather than think about.

So if we are asked wh...

URBAN SERIES ; Portals of Perception

Publication by Agora Gallery, NYC

Maria O’ Sullivan’s works are restless imagings of the world. Each composition - sometimes collage, acrylic paint, digital, charcoal or ink – shows structures and scenes shifted into something new.

O’...

January 29, 2019

A selection of artwork both original painting and limited edition prints of work dating 2014 - present will be showcased in the main hallway of Cork Airport for the month of February.

Whether your flying somewhere exotic, returning home, visiting the country or just fan...

December 18, 2018

Get 2 prints for the price of 1 on all Limited Editions + get FREE shipping (UK & Ireland)

Holidays are the perfect time to treat yourself or your loved ones!!

- Original hand signed Prints - €175

Sale ends 31st January!

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December 3, 2018

I view the practice of painting and the practice of being an artist, a ‘work in progress’. In fact, I view the simple fact of being a human being as a ‘work in progress’. 

My interest in encapsulating my own narrative is directly confronted in t...

November 27, 2018

The way we see artwork often reflects the way we see the world.

As I explore what is impending in my landscapes– there seems to be a continuous struggle between construction and demolition.

Strength in rebuilding structure and regaining stability vs the fragili...

April 17, 2017

For centuries, the inhabitants of Venice have waged war on natural processes of change, in order to shape the city to their needs, including dramatic physical alteration of the landscape.

This drawing was contrived out of admiration for the equilibrium that has made V...

April 17, 2017

In this work I started out with the idea that the drawing would be divided into two separate parts where the first half of the the drawing would reference Venetian architecture and the bottom half would be a reflection of the city that I would project onto the graves o...

April 17, 2017

I am fascinated with the notion of disconnected activity that combines in the same space where the density of population and complexity of structures create an impression of trapped frenzy that reflect our contemporary cities.

My interest in vast architecture and spac...

April 16, 2017

This piece was inspired by the Venetian Lions, and what they represented in terms of power and strength in Venice.

Proud lions are everywhere; a prominent feature of Venetian architecture they are most commonly associated with Venetian territory around the Mediterrane...

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