ART OF THE WEEK


26 August - 1 September 2013      

Death in the Afternoon (2011) by London-based Irish artist Conor Harrington (b. 1980) draws inspiration from Theseus fighting the Minotaur (1826) by French sculptor √Čtienne-Jules Ramey (b. 1796, d. 1852) and the novel Death in the Afternoon (1932) by American author Ernest Hemingway (b. 1899, d. 1961)

The painting is on view as part of Summer Group Show at Mead Carney in Mayfair, London.

















Photos 1 and 4:
Conor Harrington, Death In The Afternoon, 2011. Oil, gold leaf and aerosol on linen. 183 x 152 cm. 72 1/8 x 59 7/8 in
Photos 2 and 3: 
Conor Harrington, Death In The Afternoon (detail), 2011.