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The GLUCKSMAN Little Interview

This week we hear from Isabel Mitchell, participant in one of the Glucksman's Art Club Senior courses.


Isabel Mitchell: 24 June 2015

What are you reading?
The Book Thief by Makus Zusak as well as constantly flicking through various art books.

Favourite museum?
The Capitoline Museum in Rome.‚Äč

Best performance?
War Horse.

What is your most treasured possession?
Apart from my husband and daughter of course, I have a lithograph I bought from a Gallery in Sweden about 20 years ago.

What work(s) of art inspire you?
Bernini sculpture of Apollo and Daphne. Dali's Christ of Saint John of the Cross. Picasso Les Demoiselles d'Avignon.

A lightbulb moment?
Don't sweat the small stuff, life is too short.

Guilty pleasure?
Scone with jam and cream from the cafe in the Cork Opera house.

What would you like to be doing right now?
Sipping a glass of wine in the restaurant next to Accademia in Venice having spent the morning wandering through the artwork.

Previous Little Interviews

Kath Gorman, Curator Cork Midsummer Festival, 17 June 2015
Nicholas Fox Weber, cultural historian,
12 June 2015
Mathilda Burgess, Transition Year,
29 May 2015
Laurence Davis, Lecturer, UCC,
22 May 2015
Jools Gilson, Artist and Lecturer, UCC,
15 May 2015
Brian Crotty, artist,
8 May 2015
Chris Clarke, Senior Curator, Glucksman,
1 May 2015
Brendan Bracken, Transition Year,
24 April 2015
Angela Fulcher, artist,
17 April 2015
Karis Medina and Sam McCune, Josef and Anni Albers Foundation,
3 and 10 April 2015
Gemma Kearney, Artist and Glucksman technician,
27 March 2015
Martin O'Connor, Librarian, UCC,
20 March 2015
Gavin Murphy, artist,
13 March 2015
Elly Collins, UCC student,
6 March 2015
Orla Murphy, Lecturer, UCC,
27 February 2015
Killian O'Dwyer, CCAD student,
20 February 2015
Stuart McLaughlin, Google,
13 February 2015
Ann Ramsden, artist,
6 February 2015
Aideen Quirke, UCC Student
, 23 January 2015
Alan Phelan, artist
16 January 2015