Michael Quane, Gravity Swimmer, 1998. Kilkenny limestone, 45 x 107 x 26 cm.

Michael Quane

Dublin, Ireland

Temple Bar Gallery

Vitrine art was dismissed by Modernism, its finger-facility regarded as a dangerous chocolate-box covering, atop a vacuum. Talent and adroitness were there in shovel-fulls but the great shiver of “art,” the fine discriminations of emotion (as opposed to bombast and rhetoric) were absent… See the full review in the print version of January/February’s Magazine.