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A sort of homecoming... for artist John Kelly

Irish Independent
August 1, 2018

The Irish Independent explores what John Kelly - born in Bristol, brought up in Australia, internationally renowned for his painting and sculpture and current Redfern Gallery artist - has to do with Ireland's Great Hunger. As it happens, it is a physical connection, through the place he now lives, but also a psychological and creative connection, through his work and family background. Hence his involvement with the West Cork festival's Coming Home: Art and the Great Hunger.

'Coming Home: Art and the Great Hunger' runs at the West Cork Arts Centre until October 13.

Read the Irish Independent article here