Jim Fitzpatrick (above) with artwork for the 1979 Black Rose album by Thin Lizzy, among the exhibits of Jim’s album artwork at the Ulster Museum, which also includes Lizzy’s Vagabonds of the Western World (1973)
Artist Jim Fitzpatrick writes:
If you love Thin Lizzy art head north to the Ulster Museum [for Overtones: Irish Music Art with the touring exhibition, The Art of Selling Songs: Music Graphics from the V&A] which ends on September 15.
I offered all this artwork to our National Museum absolutely FREE at least three times and no interest whatsoever. Normal for the South where art is rated on a facile ‘who you know’ basis and I’m not exactly an Irish Arts Council elite luvvie…