‘Cycling through the rages’ exhibition to launch in Dublin on Sunday

A cycling-themed art exhibition, ‘Cycling through the rages’, is to be launched at the Olivier Cornet Gallery in Dublin tomorrow (Sunday).

The exhibition is described as coming about in the context of the international cycling conference Velo-City 2019, sub-titled “Cycling for the ages”, which was hosted by Dublin City Council at the end of June.

‘Cycling through the rages’ is said to be “a group show celebrating cycling but also an artists’ response to challenges faced by cyclists today”. It is curated by Kelly Ratchford and Olivier Cornet.

It will launch at 3pm, Sunday 7 July 2019 at the Olivier Cornet Gallery, 3 Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1 and the gallery says that all are welcome. Guest speaker at the launch will be Frank McDonald, author, journalist and former environment editor of The Irish Times.

The show will run until the 4th of August.

According to the Olivier Cornet Gallery, the exhibition will feature new work by gallery artists Kelly Ratchford and Hugh Cummins and the following invited artists: Michael Bruce Weston, Colin Eaton, Kelvin Mann, Kieran McBride, Cecilia Moore and Gro Thorsen.

‘Cycling through the rages’ will include paintings, prints, collage, multi-media installations, metalwork and work in wood.

IMAGE: Kelvin Mann, ‘Cyclepath’, etching.

I am editor of IrishCycle.com and have reported on and commented on cycling in Ireland for over a decade. My background is in journalism -- I have a BA in Journalism from DCU and HDip in Print Journalism from BCFE. I wrote about cycling for national newspapers, and then started CyclingInDublin.com for overflow stories. Later the website was re-branded to reflect a more national focus.

1 Comment

  1. Many thank for the shout out. Olivier Cornet, Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin.

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