THE LYRIC FEATURE

Ireland Portrayed presenter Cristín Leach with Anne Hodge curator of Prints & Drawings at the National Gallery of Ireland. Image Name: Ireland Portrayed presenter Cristín Leach with Anne Hodge curator of Prints & Drawings at the National Gallery of Ireland. Description: Ireland Portrayed presenter Cristín Leach with Anne Hodge curator of Prints & Drawings at the National Gallery of Ireland.

Joined by art historians, curators and artists on urban streets, in rural heartlands and in galleries, Cristín excavates identity in some of Ireland’s iconic historical and political artworks. As she uncovers how art has told our story, how others would like to see us and how we see ourselves.

Programme 1 – Land & Life

How Irish landscapes were portrayed as a world of improvement and control in the 18th century art of a ruling class, ignoring the poverty of the vast majority who lived in them.

An IWR Media production for RTÉ lyric fm

RTÉ lyric fm, Sunday 12th January, 6pm-7pm