The Untold Want

Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland

13 March – 26 April 2015

Group exhibition

William McKeown, The Meadow, 2008, oil on linen, 182 x 168 cm, Private Collection, Courtesy the William McKeown Foundation and Kerlin Gallery, Dublin.


THE untold want, by life and land ne’er granted,
Now, Voyager, sail thou forth, to seek and find.

Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass (1871-72)

Examining notions of immensity, nature, mortality and freedom, this exhibition will include work by Irish and international artists such as: Agnes Martin, Robert Gober, William McKeown, Vivienne Dick, Vija Celmins, Mary McIntyre, Félix González-Torres, Nan Goldin, Andrew Vickery, Ana Mendieta, and Dorothy Cross, amongst others.

This major group exhibition has been curated by RHA Director, Patrick T. Murphy and Caroline Hancock, curator of the William McKeown Foundation. The selection aims to create a stimulating relational environment between the chosen works in the gallery spaces.

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