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This book celebrates 'Carnevale di Venezia' through the eyes of noted Irish artist Paul Kelly. 'Carnevale' is an annual pageant where patrons dress up in sumptuous costumes, wigs and masks and parade through the streets, creating a vibrant cacophony of colour against the magnificent backdrop of Venice.
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Celebrating the colourful Venetian pageant of 'Carnevale', this book of magnificent paintings by noted Irish artist Paul Kelly, together with complementary reflections and atmospheric prose, is a feast for eye. These paintings eloquently articulate the vibrancy of costumes and masks against the splendid backdrop of Venice.
Irish artist Paul Kelly has a talent for capturing mood which he renders in a beautiful pre-impressionist palette. Released to coincide with the launch of his Carnival of Venice Collection in December 2012, this 96 page (81 full colour reproductions) hardcover book is a must for lovers of art and Venice alike.
Paul Kelly was born in Dublin and has been a professional 'award winning' artist for over 25 years. Completely self taught, his traditional pre-impressionist palette has given him numerous successful 'sell out' exhibition's. Well known in Ireland for his painting's of the Irish landscape he first started showing in the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1990 and in 1991 obtained the James Kennedy memorial award for portraiture. Work by him is included in many public and private collection's including the Bank of Ireland and the Brian P. Burn's Collection USA. In 1999 he was included in "Who's who in Ireland" and in 2000 his painting "The liffey Rower's" was exhibited at the John F. Kennedy centre for the performing Art's, Washington. Paul has also been a winner of the Ireland Fund of Great Britain "Artist of the year" award. He continues to be a frequent world traveler constantly in search of his next subject.
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Book Description Zeus Publishing. Condition: New. 2012. Hardcover. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Seller Inventory # 9780952537632
Book Description Zeus Publishing, 2012. Condition: New. 2012. Hardcover. . . . . . . Seller Inventory # 9780952537632