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Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin Ealaíontóir - Artist






Crisis? What Crisis?
Triptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 180cm / 23.6 in x 70.6 in


Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin (@cocroidheain) is an Irish artist, lecturer and writer who has exhibited widely around Ireland. His work consists of paintings based on cityscapes of Dublin, Irish history and geopolitical themes (http://gaelart.net/).  His blog of critical writing based on cinema, art and politics along with research on a database of Realist and Social Realist art from around the world can be viewed country by country at http://gaelart.blogspot.ie/. He currently works as a part-time lecturer in Language and Cultural Identity, and Geopolitics at All Hallows College, in Intercultural Communication at Champlain College, and in Aesthetics and History of Irish Art for Boston University, all in Dublin. caoimhghin@yahoo.com



Recent paintings
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Death and Modernity:
Torture, Suicide Bomber and Aerial Bombardment.
Oil on canvas
450cm x 150cm


 



Slum World:
Mumbai, India / Nairobi, Kenya / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Oil on canvas
450cm x 150cm







Recycling the Poor:
Rubbish Dump Recycling, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Phone Recycling, Dharavi slum, Mumbai, India and Ship Dismantling, Alang Shipyard, India.

Oil on canvas
450cm x 150cm






The Struggle for Africa:
Ogaden, Ethiopia; Street Battles, The Congo and Duékoué, Côte d'Ivoire
Oil on canvas
60cm x 180cm





Baltimore Riots
Triptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 180cm / 23.6 in x 70.6 in





Blue Skies, Blue Seas, Blue Gloves:
Mediterranean Migrants
Triptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 180cm / 23.6 in x 70.6 in






Kathmandu Earthquake
Triptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 180cm / 23.6 in x 70.6 in






9/11 Mystery Play
Triptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 180cm / 23.6 in x 70.6 in






Gaza Ambulance
Triptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 180cm / 23.6 in x 70.6 in






Odessa
Diptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 120cm / 23.6 in x 47 in






Media Studies, Libya
Diptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 120cm / 23.6 in x 47 in






Climate Chaos
Diptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 120cm / 23.6 in x 47 in






Australia Mining
Diptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 120cm / 23.6 in x 47 in






Bangladeshi Factory
Diptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 120cm / 23.6 in x 47 in






Mexican Border
Diptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 120cm / 23.6 in x 47 in




City Demonstrations: Madrid and Athens
Diptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 120cm / 23.6 in x 47 in


 

Syria Conflict: FSA vs Syrian Army
Diptych / Oil on canvas / 60cm x 120cm / 23.6 in x 47 in






Victims: Libya / Sudan
Diptych /
Oil on canvas / 60cm x 120cm / 23.6 in x 47 in




Environ-mental: Climate Chaos and Pollution
Oil on canvas / 120cm x 120cm / 47 in x 47 in




Power
Oil on canvas / 120cm x 120cm / 47 in x 47 in

 


 

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