Artist: Niall Dooley (IR/DE)
Titel: “Pin & Skull II”
Technique: Oil and Acrylic on Wood
Size: 80 x 85cm
About the art
Niall Dooley (IR/DE) makes colorful figurative drawings which use visual metaphor to suggest notions pertaining to contemporary society. His work usually depict figures in some sort of unusual or mundane act, composed in such a way as to have some sort of symbolic resonance.A lot of Dooley’s work uses visual means to refer to irrational and paradoxical aspects of human involvement. He deals a lot with the relationship between individual and collective experience and how it informs objective reality.
About the artist
Niall Dooley graduated from the National College of Art & Design, Dublin (IR) in 2009 and has participated in several group and solo exhibitions around the world, including England, Germany Ireland, China and the U.S. Dooley lives and works in Berlin, Germany.Dooley takes inspiration from daily life but also from photographs and his own imagination. The foundation of his drawings is realism, used in a way to acquaint the viewer with something they can relate to, using clever illustrations to communicate interesting, relevant and provocative ideas.