Irish Artist Directory

Martin Gale (Irish Artist Directory)

Full Name: Martin Gale

Lived: 1949 -

Categories: Landscapes, Oils, Watercolours, Drawings

Artist Biography

English born Martin Gale moved to Ireland as a child and studied in Dublin at the National College of Art. His first solo show came just two years after he graduated and was held at the Neptune Gallery in Dublin in 1975. In 1980 Gale represented Ireland at the XI Biennale de Paris, Nice, Lisbon, Finland, and had a solo show at the Taylor Galleries where he has continually exhibited since. Gale is a member of Aosdána and was elected a member of the RHA in 1996. A major retrospective of his work was held at the Academy’s Gallagher Gallery in 2004, moving to the Ulster Museum in Belfast the following year.  His landscapes are a unique take on the tradition of photo-realism, and most often it is the contemporary figures occupying them that are the true subject of his work.

Martin Gale Art Previously On Sale at Adam’s Auctioneers

Martin Gale RHA (b.1949) 'Her Day Out' Oil on canvas, 120 x 150cm Signed also signed and dated 19...

Hammer Price €14,800.00

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Martin Gale RHA (b.1949) Tennis in the Mountains Triptych, Oil on canvas, 38 x 38 cm (15 x 15'') ...

Hammer Price €14,500.00

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Martin Gale RHA (b.1949) It Must be Tuesday Oil on canvas, 120 x 120cm, (47.25 x 47.25'') Signed ...

Hammer Price €13,000.00

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Martin Gale RHA (b. 1949) Getting Darker Oil on canvas, 119.5 x 119.5 cm (47 x 47'') Signed and d...

Hammer Price €10,500.00

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Martin Gale RHA (b.1949) Pig Sty Oil on canvas, 91 x 112cm (unframed) Signed, inscribed and dated...

Hammer Price €8,800.00

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