Ruth McHugh

Tracery

Tracery, is a new exhiition of photographs, paintings, tracings and film by Galway artist Ruth McHugh, following a year of cultural, academic study.

The starting point for this exhibition was a cultural critique by writer and philosopher walter Benjamin, from his book The Arcades Project, a study of 19th century Paris, and specifically, on the city's architecture of iron and glass-covered arcaded. The final results is an interrelated exhibition to be experienced in many ways, form the aesthetic to the sublime.