Trinity Declined to Disclose Details of Artwork Hidden From Public View

Posted in Governance and administration on November 5th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Trinity has refused to disclose how much of its collection of artwork is concealed from the public, after the Irish Times made a request for the list under the Freedom of Information Act. The College’s art collections include various paintings, prints, sculptures and statues, with a particular focus on portraiture …” (more)

[Danielle Varley, University Times, 4 November]

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Irish universities keep important artworks out of public eye

Posted in Governance and administration on November 4th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Ireland’s publicly-funded universities keep dozens of highly-valued and nationally important artworks away from public view, they admit. But while some of the country’s foremost seats of learning have disclosed the works out of reach for most citizens, others, including Trinity College Dublin, refuse to say what paintings and sculptures are kept for academic eyes only …” (more)

[Brian Hutton, Irish Times, 4 October]

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