The Lough V

2006
McIntyre, Mary
Taken in various locations in Northern Ireland, Mary McIntyre’s series of photographs evoke feelings of longing and melancholy. The engulfing mists and twilight scenes show the influence of German Romanticism, and in particular the paintings of Caspar David Friedrich. The works also reference the atmosphere and painterly qualities of Jacob van Ruisdael and Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot. In this body of work, McIntyre examines the role of landscape as subject by exploring elements of natural phenomena and our interpretation of them in order to explore the relationship between the individual and nature. Based on texts supplied by the artist on acquisition
  • Artwork Details: 80 x 100cm
  • Edition: ed of 3
  • Material description: light-jet photographic print on di-bond
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  • Theme: Undefined
  • Medium: Photograph
  • Accession number: ACC34/2006

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