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1392044_10151679152747447_1296338448_nA preview of new work from Canvaz.

He writes:

These are commissions for IDA {Dublin] web-summit founders events taking place tonight. This series of paintings draws on Ireland’s rich culture of history and tradition. The format pays homage to the strong tradition of innovation & craftsmanship, in this instance the stained glass tradition. The pieces reference Ireland’s more recent history and hope for the future, with the elements reaching from darkness to light with a modern interpretation of the traditional Legend of the Children of Lir returning from exile to their homeland…


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nunscanvazcanvaz2A wraparound work in progress on a derelict house on Killiney Hill, Co Dublin.

Street artist CANVAZ pays homage to Irish artist William John Leech’s painting (top) of a novice nun in ‘A Convent Garden, Brittany’ (1913).

Of the novice CANVAZ sez:

She is hypnotised by nature & caring for little else in the world. It’s great being a nun. Always has been…

A Convent Garden, Brittany (NationalGallery.ie)