Life Imitates Art: Annaghmakerrig and New York City

Such an interesting Photo Challenge this week on The Daily Post!

Find a piece of art, recreate or re-enact it.

Or take a new version of one of your photos.

What self chose to do was use this picture of a painting that hung in her cottage at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Annaghmakerrig. It was 2014, her first time in that magical place. She didn’t note the name of the artist, boo:

Photo on 5-22-14 at 4.00 AM #2

Self in her studio in the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Annaghmakerrig, Ireland: 2014

Then she went combing through her archives, and found a picture she took in her brother-in-law’s apartment in New York City, a vase of red flowers standing in his kitchen window:


Brother-in-Law’s Apartment, New York City: March 2015

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.



  1. April 3, 2017 at 4:58 pm

    Nice. For me, Art reflects life. , and Art follows after life.

    • April 3, 2017 at 5:38 pm

      Bernadette’s repeating imagery was a boat, a ladder, clouds. It spoke so much to me of hope, and also the particular landscape she is from (west Cork). Really, art has no boundaries.

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