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Breon O’Casey, A World Unknown: 1983-2003 Opening Reception

October 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Breon O'Casey

Breon O’Casey (1928–2011), a well-respected British artist of Irish extraction, son of the great Irish playwright Sean O’Casey, made his initial reputation as a jeweler before he fully concentrated on painting, printmaking, and sculpture. His works are in major international public and private collections, including the Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim; The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg; Tate Britain, London; Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Goldsmiths Hall, London; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Philadelphia Museum of Art; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. “Breon O’Casey, A World Unknown: 1983–2003″ will be exhibited at the American Irish Historical Society, 991 Fifth Avenue, and include paintings, prints, sculpture, holloware, and jewelry from private collections.

On view October 10–November 14, 2018, this exhibition is sponsored by Helen Drutt: Philadelphia with the American Irish Historical Society and supported by the Metals / Jewelry/ Cad-Cam Area, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia. Exhibition organized by Helen Drutt English, Elizabeth Essner, and Doug Bucci. Checklist essay by Simon Olding, Director, Crafts Study Centre, Farnham, UK.

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October 10, 2018
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


American Irish Historical Society
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The American Irish Historical Society
The American Irish Historical Society is a cultural institution featuring a library and archive, public arts programming, and events space.
991 Fifth Avenue
New York
United States

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