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Film Screening: Hepworth, Hone and Riley

An afternoon of three artistic documentary shorts celebrating women of the Ulster Museum art collection.
Screened in partnership with Second Chance Cinema as part of Hear Her Voice.

- , Sun 09 Sep 2018

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These short films provide a glimpse into the work of three talented artists Barbara Hepworth, Evie Hone and Bridget Riley. Anne Stewart, Senior Curator of Art, will give an introduction on these favourites from the Ulster Museum collection.

Figures in a Landscape

A poetic portrait of sculptor Barbara Hepworth and the otherworldly Cornish landscape which inspired her.

Runtime: 17 minutes

Production Year: 1953

Bridget Riley

This documentary emphasises the physical aspect of Riley’s paintings and their spatial and rhythmic optical effects through camera movements.             

Runtime: 26 minutes

Production Year: 1979

Hallowed Fire: The Art of Evie Hone

This short documentary about the renowned Irish cubist painter and stained glass artist was filmed at her Dublin studio in Marley Park in Rathfarnham in 1950, it explores the artist’s life, creative process and influences.

Runtime: 13 minutes

Production Year: 1950

With kind permission of the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Irish Film Institute.

February 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act which marks the first milestone in the journey of women’s suffrage, the right to vote in political elections.

To mark the year National Museums NI will be highlighting the women in our collections through exhibitions and events.

Image: BELUM.U805, Composition, Evie Hone (1894 – 1955) © Estate of Evie Hone
BELUM.U805, Composition, Evie Hone (1894 – 1955) © Estate of Evie Hone
Image: In partnership with Second Chance Cinema
In partnership with Second Chance Cinema
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