AN IRISH AIRMAN FORSEES HIS DEATH
13th June – 24th November 2018
Hamilton Gallery, Sligo
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death’ an exhibition of small works by over 100 Invited Artists opens at Hamilton Gallery, Sligo on Yeats Day, Wednesday 13th June 2018 at 6pm.
About ‘An Irish Airman Foresees His Death’ To mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of 1st World War Hamilton Gallery has chosen W B Yeats poem ‘An Irish Airman Foresees His Death’ as the catalyst for its Invited Artists Exhibition 2018. The poem addresses the dichotomy that existed and still exists around the Irish response to The Great War 1914 -1918.
The long dreaded telegram has come – Robert has been killed in action – it is very hard to bear,
acrylic on canvas