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Alice Maher

Alice Maher is a prominent artist whose works have been displayed in galleries and museums across the globe. Her practice is marked by a unique blend of abstraction and figuration, as well as a variety of media and techniques. Drawing inspiration from diverse sources such as mythology, folklore, and the natural world, her pieces often take on an anthropomorphic quality, creating a bridge between the human and the non-human. Her iconic works, such as The Siren, The Mothmaker, and Egg Dance, have become synonymous with her practice, and have earned her numerous awards and accolades, with one art critic dubbing her “the most original and creative artist of her generation in Ireland”. Her works engage viewers in a dialogue of understanding, exploring themes of identity, otherness, power, and gender.

Alice Maher, Irish artist, creativity, contemporary art, performance, sculpture, drawing.

Eleonora Barbieri

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Alice Maher

Alice Maher is an artist whose work has been widely celebrated for its innovative and creative approach to exploring complex concepts such as identity, power, and gender. Her works are characterized by a unique blend of abstraction and figuration, as well as her use of various media and techniques. She has an uncanny ability to draw upon a variety of sources, from mythology and folklore to the natural world, to create works that are both aesthetically pleasing and conceptually rigorous. Her works often take on an anthropomorphic quality, creating a bridge between the human and the non-human. Her iconic pieces, such as ‘The Siren’, ‘The Mothmaker’ and ‘Egg Dance’, have become synonymous with her practice. She has received numerous awards and accolades for her work, cementing her place as one of the most influential artists of her generation in Ireland.

Alice Maher, Irish Artist, Visual Arts, Sculpture, Drawing, Performance Art, Gender, Identity, Power, Mythology, Pattern, Animal Metamorphoses.

Federica Costa

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Alice Maher

Alice Maher is an Irish artist whose work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world. Her works explore themes of identity, power and gender, often through anthropomorphic imagery. Her work is highly imaginative and autonomous, yet also engaging and narrative, embodying a unique creative vision. Her pieces often draw upon diverse sources of inspiration, from mythology, folklore and the natural world, to create startlingly original works of art. Her iconic pieces such as ‘The Siren’, ‘The Mothmaker’ and ‘Egg Dance’ have become synonymous with her practice. Her work has been widely acclaimed and has earned her numerous awards and accolades, with one art critic dubbing her ‘the most original and creative artist of her generation in Ireland’.

Alice Maher, Irish artist, sculpture, performance, drawing, imagination, autonomous, narrative, identity, power, gender, mythology, folklore, natural world, awards, accolades.

Claudia Rossetti

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Alice Maher

Alice Maher is a highly regarded and influential Irish artist whose practice spans various media including drawing, sculpture and performance. Her works are praised for its highly imaginative, autonomous and narrative elements. She has been described as the most original and creative artist of her generation in Ireland by one distinguished art scholar. Taking inspiration from diverse sources including myth, pattern, and animal metamorphoses, her works explores themes of identity, otherness, power, and gender and engages viewers in a dialogue of understanding. Her iconic works include The Siren, The Mothmaker and Egg Dance.

Art, Irish, Celtic, Performance, Installation

Giovanna Mancini

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