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A Drop of Colour

Posted by NationalGalleryShop 17/03/2018 0 Comment(s)

 

 

Did you know that Nolde exhibition posters are on sale in the shop for €5? And did you know that they are also for sale in vibrant frames ready to hang straight on your wall! Straight on your wall, I kid you not. 

 

Drop by and see if you are tempted to add a drop of colour to your life, or just to your wall!

 

 

 

 

 

We've a selection of poster-frame combinations, all in bold colours, all €70. The bright shop spotlights meant we couldn't take head-on photos of the frames, so here are some art-house diagonal shots.

 

 

 

 

"Ooooooh".....

 

 

 

 

 

 

....."ahhhhhhh"

 

 

 

 

Impressed? I doubt it. Please take our word for it that these framed posters are really very beautiful.

 

 

If you would like to learn more about Emil Nolde's life & work then do check out the exhibition catalogue: https://shop.nationalgallery.ie/nolde-ngi-2018-cat/books

 

 

 

 

 

Name. That. Painting.

 

 

 

Last week we asked you to name the painting that the Poolbeg Chimneys took a shining to in the photograph below. 

 

 

 

 

 

The answer, as many of you guessed correctly, was William Leech's A Convent Garden, Brittany.

 

And the lucky winner of the Jando print & Clover Rua tea towel is...

 

 

 

Emer Kenny!

Congratulations Emer!

 

Commiserations to everyone else who entered, be sure to keep an eye on our weekly blog for future competitions!

 

 

 

Book of the Week #8

 

 

 

 

This week's book of the week is Ireland's Seashore: A Field Guide. Released just this week, it's a comprehensive guide to the plant and animal life along our coastline, written by passionate marine biologists, Lucy Taylor and Emma Nickelsen. With beautiful imagery and a straightforward identification system this book will most definitely inspire an enlightened day at seaside.

 

read more: https://www.collinspress.ie/irelands-seashore.html

 

 

Each week you'll find a new book of the week beside the till, alongside the previous week's title, both of which will be on sale with 10% off for their fortnight in the spotlight. 

 

 

Last week's title was A History of Ireland in 100 Objects by Fintan O'Toole

 

 

 

 

See you next week!