Press / Latest News

Happiness in a can: sculptor keen to brighten up lives

Happiness in a can: sculptor keen to brighten up lives

ALMOST HALF a century after Andy Warhol signalled the birth of pop art with Campbell’s Soup cans, the tin can is still making shapes in the art world in the form of a 10m cathedral by artist Patrick O’Reilly. The towering sculpture contains between 4,000 and 5,000...

read more
The bearable lightness of being

The bearable lightness of being

With a church for a studio, sacred music turned up loud and nights sometimes spent in the confession box, it’s no wonder that sculptor Patrick O’Reilly feels he is finding out ‘what’s in my soul that I really want to say’ NIBBLING GRAPES, smoking cigarettes and...

read more