Daphne Wright: Emotional Archeology. Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
Posted 29 December 2016
Daphne Wright: Emotional Archaeology
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
20 January – 26 February 2017
In collaboration with Arnolfini, Bristol, the RHA presents a selection of work from the last 25 years by the Irish artist Daphne Wright who has been based in Bristol. Wright’s work engages a series of conceptual ideas and sculptural languages, which have been quietly influential. It is the result of a relentless curiosity into the way in which materials can create an involvement with often unspoken human preoccupations. Wright is not afraid to embrace domestic and familial subjects in order to encourage a genuine psychological commitment from the viewer; this is a retrospective look at Wright as an emotional archaeologist.
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