Bibliography

A Golden Thread

Essay, Nick Miller, 2010

In this era, we sometimes fear that it is not ‘cool’ to concern ourselves with biography and authorship in relation to an artist’s work.…

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Moment(ous) – Irish Times

Critical Review, Aidan Dunne , July 2008

“Tackling the taboo subject of death with clarity and precision”  CLEA VAN DER GRIJN’S Moment(ous) , currently showing at the Cross Gallery, originated at…

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Moment(ous) – Circa Magazine

Critical Review, Maurice O’Connell , 2008

Momentous  is a thought provoking project  exploring  love and , loss of a child  and  what is to witness , and be part of…

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The Leftover Madonna

Essay, Dr. Medb Ruane, 2006

In 1381, the statue of the Madonna at Tir Briúin began miraculously to speak. The words transformed all the horrors lingering after a black…

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The Outsider – Irish Times

Critical Review, Aidan Dunne , Friday February 10 2006

Maybe it was just a matter of time until Cléa van der Grijn came around to making a series of paintings based on the…

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The Outsider – Arts Review

Critical Review, Daragh Reddin , March 2006

When Chris Ofili exhibited his Holy Virgin Mary (a small part of which comprised elephant dung) at New York’s Brooklyn Museum of Modern Art…

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Salto Angel – Aidan Dunne

Critical Review, Aidan Dunne, Wednesday November 29, 2000

Clea van der Grijn’s Salto Angel, at the Cross Gallery, consists of a series of paintings inspired by a visit to the Angel Falls…

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Salto Angel – Irish Times

Critical Review, Aidan Dunne , November 22, 2000

The title of Cléa van der Grijn’s exhibition at the Cross Gallery in Francis street, Salto Angel, is taken from Angel Falls in Venezuela,…

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Salto Angel – Circa Magazine

Critical Review, November/December 2000

Again with an emphasis on a domestic rather than ‘white space’ setting, Cross Gallery has been open in Francis Street for just over a…

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Real Life – Medb Ruane

Essay, Medb Ruane, 1996

Time is one of those defining concepts that seems clear until you start to think about it. For O.J. Simpson, time relates to proof,…

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