Considering Art Podcast – Hughie O’Donoghue RA, painter

In this episode, Hughie O’Donoghue talks about how his father’s wartime experiences became a subject of his paintings, his rejection of conceptual art, how he was inspired by the landscape of County Mayo in Ireland, how a beached ship became a recurring motif in his work, how his paintings are multi-layered both physically and psychologically, how urban landscapes appear in his current exhibition for the first time and how the complexity of history informs his forthcoming show marking the centenary of the birth of the Irish state.

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