Published on the occasion to the exhibition at the Royal Hibernian Academy from 14th March to 27th April, 2014.
Essay by Robin Lydenberg, Professor of English at Boston College, Mass., USA
“Dorothy Cross produces works that honours the materiality of objects and bodies marked by lived experience and time’s gradual effects – rust, wear, wounds. The beauty she achieves in her art reflects an aesthetic of growth and decay that is as much tactile as it is visual”
Professor Robin Lydenberg, Dorothy Cross and the ethics of touch, extract.