Filter This series: People: artists and writers.

Scope and Content

This series is comprised primarily of personal correspondence pertaining to artwork, exhibition planning and critical discourse. A total of twenty-nine Irish and International artists are referenced.

There are also files pertaining to: poet Seamus Heaney, art critic Clement Greenberg, curator / gallerist Richard Demarco and Edinburgh Arts Europe, Scott Tallon Walker Architects, Hendriks Gallery including press material on artists Albert Irvine, David Crone, Jacinta Feeney and Basil Blackshaw.

Artists referenced/subjects detailed:

• Louis le Brocquy: visit to Australia by Walker in 1988 in connection with a le Brocquy exhibition.
• Louis le Brocquy: exhibition of le Brocquy’s work curated by Walker at the Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura, Japan.
• Louis le Brocquy: ‘Louis le Brocquy,’ book written by Walker, published by Ward River Press, 1981.
• Anne Madden
• Joseph Beuys: Beuys’ connection to Ireland, correspondence with Richard Demarco and Caroline Tisdall, Beuys exhibitions in the UK.
• Free International University for Creativity and Interdisciplinary Research: Walker’s involvement with the proposed realization of Joseph Beuys’ idea for a free and open creative university in Dublin. Includes feasibility report on foundation of FIUCIR by Caroline Tisdall and Robert McDowell.
• Eileen Gray
• Ciaran Lennon
• Charles Tyrrell
• Sean Scully
• Rudolf Riedlbauch
• Joe Mashek
• Christo and Jeanne Claude
• John David Mooney
• Diana Michener
• Danny Osborne and the Oscar Wilde statue
• Michael Mulcahy
• Patrick Scott
• Alexandra Wejchert
• Oisín Kelly
• Nigel Rolfe
• James Coleman
• Matt Lamb
• Barry Flanagan
• Gerard Cox
• Michael Warren
• Brian O’Doherty/Patrick Ireland

Administration and Biographical

Series located in boxes DW/01/PAW - DW/07/PAW in the Main Library

Arrangement

Arranged to series level.

Language / Script

English.