George Wallace: Reflections on Life

Monotype print of bust-length portrait of a woman
George Wallace (1920–2009), Young Woman in a Striped Dress, 1993. © Estate of George Wallace and CARCC, 2019. Photo © National Gallery of IrelandCredit

19 June – 29 August 2021
Print Gallery | Free entry

Discover etchings, monotypes, woodcuts and drawings by Dublin-born artist George Wallace (1920-2011). Based in Canada for most of his adult life, Wallace specialised in printmaking and sculpture. Through powerful imagery the artist commented on everything from the boredom of suburban life to human vulnerability and ageing. At times humorous, and always insightful, these works are both personal and universal.

Read an article about Wallace written by Anne Hodge, Curator of Prints and Drawings, for Building Cultural Legacies Hamilton

Curator | Anne Hodge

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Self portrait by George Wallace


Reflecting on George Wallace's Life: A conversation between the artist’s son Kit Wallace and Anne Hodge, Curator of Prints and Drawings.

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