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Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland, was
a dangerous place to be in the late 1970s
. With bombs, shootings, British Army Patrols, riots on the streets, and
New York Dolls
on the turntable, the most punk thing 5 Catholic lads could do was to sing upbeat songs about
getting nowhere with said girls
, and the
the bleeding heart of The Troubles
dreaming of a life more ordinary
on Jun 11, 2014 -
During The Troubles in Northern Ireland, the SAS came up with a very creative way of identifying and apprehending PIRA bomb-makers: They set up a
on Oct 23, 2008 -
...with the sun still high in the sky and his heart full of joy, Brian O’Doherty attended his own wake."
The artist's alter ego was so named as a gesture of protest over the events of Bloody Sunday. Satisfied with the prospect of peace, he laid Patrick Ireland to rest.
Slideshow of the wake.
. Doctor, poet,
, art critic, journalist,
film and television writer/director
art, and author of the influential essays collected as '
Inside the White Cube: The Ideology of the Gallery Space
.' What will be the next chapter in Brian O’Doherty's
on May 22, 2008 -