Irish Artist Directory

Breon O'Casey (Irish Artist Directory)

Full Name: Breon O'Casey

Lived: 1928 -

Categories: Sculptor, Painter, Weaver

Artist Biography

Long associated with the St. Ives School of painters, O’Casey began his studies at the Anglo-French Art Centre in London in 1949 and Saint Martin’s School of Art in 1953 before completing an apprenticeship under Denis Mitchell and Barbara Hepworth. He has lived and worked in Cornwall since the 1970s, where the rich artist community has seen wealth of talent, including Tony O’Malley and William Scott. Rather than limiting himself to one method or medium, O’Casey is both a sculptor and painter, and has dabbled in crafts such as weaving. Birds are a common subject within his oeuvre, particularly for his sculptures. His work is included in many private and public collections, including a large sculpture, ‘Ean Mor’, situated in the grounds of Farmleigh House in Pheonix Park, and ‘Bird’ in bronze and wood on view at the Tate Britain, which also houses a number of works on paper.  A prolific artist, he celebrated his 80th birthday in 2008 with a solo show at the Peppercanister Gallery, Dublin.

Breon O'Casey Art Previously On Sale at Adam’s Auctioneers

Breon O'Casey (b.1928) Bird Bronze on polished granite base, 61cm high (24'') Signed with initial...

Hammer Price €12,000.00

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Breon O'Casey (b.1928) Bather Bronze, 75cm high Signed with initials and numbered 2/5 on the base...

Hammer Price €10,000.00

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BREON O'CASEY (1928 - 2011) Still Centre Acrylic on board, 74 x 96 cms (29 x 37.8'') Signed, ins...

Hammer Price €6,200.00

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Breon O'Casey (b.1928) Leda and the Swan III Oil on board, 74.5 x 104cm (29.24 x 41'') Signed and...

Hammer Price €4,500.00

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Breon O'Casey (1928-2011) Bird Bronze on wooden base, 30cm (11¾”) high Signed with initials, n...

Hammer Price €3,400.00

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