Glucksman Gallery

Searching for the New Jerusalem

Searching for the New Jerusalem presents the original preparatory drawings designed by the Victorian architect William Burges (1827- 1881) for Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork.

Searching for the New Jerusalem presents the original preparatory drawings designed by the Victorian architect William Burges (1827- 1881) for Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork. Commissioned to rebuild the Cathedral in 1863, Burges would go on to design the architecture, stained glass, statuary, mosaics and furniture of the building. This exhibition demonstrates how William Burges’ drawings vividly portrayed biblical stories, offering a unique insight into his working methods. From his renditions of Genesis to the story of Cain and Abel to the betrayal and resurrection of Christ, and following the narrative layout that Burges created for Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Searching for the New Jerusalem reveals a unique artistic and architectural vision. Curated by Richard Wood.



Category: Arts and Cultural Events: Glucksman Gallery
Date:
Time: 10am - 5pm daily (2-5pm Sundays)
Location: Lewis Glucksman Gallery
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Chris Clarke
4901844
http://glucksman.org/burges.html

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