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Hughie O'Donoghue

 (born 1953)
Hughie O'Donoghue is active/lives in England, Ireland.  Hughie ODonoghue is known for abstract expressionist painting.

Hughie O'Donoghue

Hughie O'Donoghue (b.1953)

Born in Britain to an Irish mother and English father, the contemporary expressionist artist Hughie O'Donoghue grew up in Manchester, although he passed many of his early summers in Bangor Erris, North-west Mayo, from where his mother had reluctantly emigrated in 1937.

The stark Irish scenery with its accompanying sense of tragedy, derived from the days of The Great Famine, found later expression in O'Donoghue's art, as did the knowledge and experience he gained from his father Daniel, who introduced his son to many of the great European cultural traditions derived from Classical* Greek art, the Renaissance and later eras.

Thus encouraged, O'Donoghue became a dedicated student of art in gener  ...  Displaying 750 of 4737 characters.

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About  Hughie O'Donoghue

Born:  1953 - Manchester, England
Known for:  abstract expressionist painting