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Myth of Return free pdf Four authors provide six colourful commentaries about the exuberant paintings of London Irish artist, Brian Whelan. FINDING THE FAITH? Tom McMillan confronts some demons of his own. Whelan's work leads him into an introspective spiral.How far does a man have to go before he surrenders his unbelief? THE VIADUCT: Closer to civilization and its discontents, Stephen Martin's 'The Viaduct' stands as a monument to the generations of Irish labourers and navvies that built, and suffered by building, Britain's roads, railways and canals. TIME GENTLEMEN PLEASE: Whelan's work brings us closer to drink as well as God. For Joe Horgan 'Time Gentlemen Please' reminds us of ultimate matters, for A"drink, like death, is a certaintyA". SHAMAN SHANE- THE WOUNDED HEALER: Stephen Martin revisits the controversial figure of musician Shane McGowan, branding him as a latter-day London-Irish spirit-raiser and exorcist. ASRAEL AND NIGHT TRAIN: Over a metaphorical glass of beer, Joe Horgan contemplates the bleaker aspects of Irish immigrant life in 'Asrael and Night Train'. A"Jesus, I've been here before!A " THE MYTH OF RETURN: Tim Holt-Wilson interviews Brian Whelan and discovers a London-Irish drama of attachment and separation at work in his paintings.

About Brian Whelan

WENDY ROSEBERRY is Executive Director of Roseberry Crest, a publisher of books and promoter of the visual arts. BRIAN WHELAN was trained at The Royal Academy of Art in London. His painting, The Martyrdom of St. Edmund is permanently installed in the St. Edmundsbury Cathedral. Other works of his are found in public and private collections worldwide.TIM HOLT WILSON has a degree in Classical Studies and has developed specialist interests in East Anglian Archaeology and Natural History, particularly Quaternary Geology.JOE HORGAN was born in Birmingham. He now lives in west Cork around the corner from his parents with his wife Kitty and three children. He writes a regulare column for The Irish Post and is the winner of The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award. TOM MCMILLAN is a storyteller who believes that we all have a tale to tell. STEPHEN MARTIN is a critic from west London. He lives among and writes about, the Irish in Britain.

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Author : Brian Whelan
Publisher : Roseberry Crest
Data Published : 01 February 2007
ISBN : 0955504805
EAN : 9780955504808
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 32 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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