There was a man who made a boat to sail away and it sank: J.P. Donleavy

4 - 29 March 2010

J.P. Donleavy, author of The Ginger Man and other internationally-acclaimed works, began his career in Ireland as an artist. He held his first solo exhibition in Dublin in 1948 and has continued to paint and draw in tandem with with his writing ever since. His work is in the collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art. (Don't mind me, I'm from the new world, acquired from Donleavy's 2006 exhibition at The Molesworth Gallery)