Kildare Arts Service : Municipal Collection

James Morrison - Carousel 2 

James Morrison - Carousel 3 

‘Carousel’ - James Morrison

Medium: Charcoal

Dimensions: 74cm x 92cm (each artwork)

Location: Athy Library

These images works by James Morrison hang together to make one work. This kind of three-part work is known as a triptych. Traditionally hinges held Triptychs together with the two sides folding out from the centre image, rather than three separate framed works as this is, and would have usually depicted a religious scene, such as the Stations of the Cross. In this work Morrison shows three parts of the carousel in great detail. He manages to give a sense of the entire carousel and its movement without actually showing us every last detail. 

James Morrison - Carousel 1

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