The Babbling Head

A hand cut head, part of an art exhibit in the Crawford Art Gallery in Cork

One of the heads in a fabulous art exhibit in The Crawford Art Gallery in Cork. This head was only one of many, all suspended in the air by thin threads, and with a mouth that opens and closes continuously.

Unfortunately, I’m not sure who the artist is who created this installation. If anyone knows, please leave a comment!

Edit: I heard from the person who runs the Crawford Instagram account! This work is called “Doubt Ensemble”, by Peter Nash.

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Shutter speed1/60s


Consecration of St Mel, Bishop of Longford by St Patrick

A stained glass picture of 4 men, one dressed the garbs of a Christian bishop.

There’s a dark room in the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, with 3 stained glass works by Harry Clarke. This photo is one of those and should be seen in person if you’re in Cork.

They were made by Clarke while he was in his early twenties, and still a student at the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art. In 1911, he was awarded a highly covered gold medal for these works at the South Kensington National Competitions.

Focal length24mm
Shutter speed1/30s

Cork Ireland Photography Photos Urban


Cork, April 2015.

Aperture ƒ/7.1
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Focal length 105mm
ISO 320
Shutter speed 1/125s
Black and White Cork Ireland Photography Photos Urban

The Penguin and the Man

Graffiti on the Crawford Art Gallery about a year ago.

There’s something weird going on with my feed here. I messed up the Feedburner redirect for a few days but fixed it and now posts from Holy Shmoly are appearing here too! I’ve disabled the redirect entirely now. Maybe that’ll fix it and my next post on HS won’t appear here.

Aperture ƒ/5.6
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 20mm
ISO 640
Shutter speed 1/25s