YOAG #1

Aedh Wishes for The Cloths of Heaven

Caitriona Yeats & Jane Murtagh

The Making of YOAG #1 youtube play

About The Yeats Open Air Gallery Piece #1

This collaborative piece is made using copper sheet that has been gilded and patinated. The centre piece depicting a fragment of cloth is forged, woven wire which is guided and patinated. The eight panels, using the techniques, etching and repousse depict close up views of landscapes and plants related to the landscape Yeats walked through.

About Caitriona Yeats

Caitriona is a harpist with the Danish Orchestra and grand-daughter of W.B. Yeats. She chose the poem Aedh Wishes for The Cloths of Heaven

About the artist, Jane Murtagh

Jane lives and works from a farm on the North bank of the Shannon Estuary.

She has been developing a visual language combining comtemporary practices and sensibilities with ancient techniques in metalworking – casting, repoussé, etching, patination and gilding.

Website: http://www.janemurtagh.com