Past Exhibitions

Bruce Nuske: Classicisms and other foibles

Fermoy House | 2 August – 1 October 2016

A response to the pervasive history and enduring legacy of Classicism, explored topically as object and metaphor. Ceramics and appropriated objects will present the interplay.

In 2016 The David Roche Foundation is thrilled to join the SALA festival for the first time and to work with renowned contemporary ceramist, Bruce Nuske. With a particular interest in the historical development of the decorative arts, Bruce is perfectly matched to explore the variety and richness of the Roche Collection. Objects that combine utilitarian function and decorative style – that invite touch and intimate connections – are the focus of Bruce’s time at the Roche Collection, culminating in an intimate exhibition of new ceramic responses.

Image: Bruce Nuske, The Furstenberg Ostrich, 2016

Past Exhibitions

Opens 15 February 2024

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The Fabric of War

Historical quilts with striking geometric patterns, exotic animals, biblical stories, and even the Venetian state galley are but a few of the extraordinary images you will see displayed in this exhibition of new and unseen treasures from the renowned quilt collection of Annette Gero.


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