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‘Passion and Persuasion’

Dr Audrey Nicholls, art curator, takes Pat Coyle on a tour of 'Passion and Persuasion', an exhibition of Jesuit-inspired paintings in the National Gallery of Ireland. The exhibition has been attracting considerable crowds.

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Jesuits and the Arts

"The Society of Jesus was probably the most prolific patron of the arts in the Baroque era". This was the bold claim made by renowned historian John O'Malley SJ during his illustrated talk on 'The Jesuits and the Arts in the Tridentine Era'.

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MAR24: Talk – ‘Old Master Drawings in the National Gallery collection’

This talk ‘Old Master Drawings in the NGI collection’ by Niamh MacNally, National Gallery of Ireland is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints’ taking place from 11 February – 31 May 2015 at the National Gallery of Ireland. Admission Free. This series of public talks is part of the celebrations to mark the Jesuit Restoration ...

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MAR22: Talk – ‘Female Baroque Saints’

This talk ‘Female Baroque Saints’ by Dr. Catherine Lawless, Trinity College Dublin is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints’ taking place from 11 February – 31 May 2015 at the National Gallery of Ireland. Admission Free. This series of public talks is part of the celebrations to mark the Jesuit Restoration (1814-2014). ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of ...

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MAR15: Talk – ‘St Alexis, Baroque Opera Star’

This talk ‘St Alexis, Baroque Opera Star’ by Adrian Le Harivel, National Gallery of Ireland is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints’ taking place from 11 February – 31 May 2015 at the National Gallery of Ireland. Admission Free. This series of public talks is part of the celebrations to mark the Jesuit Restoration (1814-2014). ‘Passion and ...

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Rediscovering a Caravaggio masterpiece

The National Gallery’s Assistant Director came one day to meet Noel Barber SJ. He had astonishing news for him. That painting from the community dining room – it was an original Caravaggio! Noel tells the full story.

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MAR10: Talk – The Agony and the Ecstasy: Male and Female Baroque Saints

This talk ‘The Agony and the Ecstasy: Male and Female Baroque Saints’. by Dr. Joseph McDonnell, Freelance art historian is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints’ taking place from 11 February – 31 May 2015 at the National Gallery of Ireland. Admission Free. This series of public talks is part of the celebrations to mark the Jesuit ...

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MAR08: Talk – ‘Saints and Sinners: Carvaggio’s Northern European Followers”

This talk ‘Saints and Sinners: Carvaggio’s Northern European Followers” by Dr Louise Kelly, University College Dublin is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints’ which is taking place from 11 February – 31 May 2015 at the National Gallery of Ireland. Admission to this talk is free. This series of public talks is part of the celebrations to ...

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MAR05: Talk – ‘The Jesuits and the Arts: In the Tridentine Era’

This talk ‘The Jesuits and the Arts: In the Tridentine Era‘ by Professor John W. O’Malley SJ, Department of Theology, Georgetown University, Washington DC is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints’ taking place from 11 February – 31 May 2015 at the National Gallery of Ireland. This talk will be preceded by a talk  ‘Art Studies ...

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