Zurich Portrait Prize talk

Thursday 2 April 6pm

Zurich Portrait Prize talk hosted by Dragana Jurišić & Patricia Coughlan

As part of our Lifelong Learning 2020 and Zurich Portrait Prize events, artist Dragana Jurišić will be joined in conversation with Patricia Coughlan (Professor Emerita, UCC) to discuss her work, and its particular relationship with literature, from YU: The Lost Country and Rebecca West's Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, to My Own Unknown and Museum, her collaboration with poet Paula Meehan.

Dragana Jurišić's portrait of Paula Meehan is featured in the Zurich Portrait Prize 2019, which runs in our Gibson Galleries (Floor 1) until 13 April.

Free event | No booking 

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Resource Pack for Portraiture

Celebrate the arrival of the Zurich Portrait Prize and Zurich Young Portrait Prize at Crawford Art Gallery with our specially designed resource pack. Designed by Abbey Ellis and Alice O’Donoghue, this new resource comprises an introductory guide to the Zurich exhibition and looking at portraits more generally, as well as eight case studies of portraits taken from Crawford’s own collections and the Zurich prize exhibitors. Primary and post-primary teachers can use these resources as a starting point for lesson plans and supporting material to accompany a visit to the Gallery. The pack aims to help develop and consolidate pupils' visual literacy and critical thinking skills, fostering a curiosity in self-representation and identity.

Click on the download links below to open the guides in a new window.
Portraits at Crawford Art Gallery Intro Guide
Portraits at Crawford Art Gallery Case Studies

Further information contact:
Anne or Emma+353 (0)21 490 7857 / 490 7862

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