The Archer- Centaur Sculpture in Context 2022 Botanic Gardens

by: Michael C Keane Sculptor

September 12, 2022

The Archer - Bronze Centaur Sculpture by Michael C Keane Dublin Ireland side view

“The Archer” is centaur Sculpture on display at the Sculpture in Context event until October 2022.

Sculpture in Context:

Sculpture in Context is the largest and most prestigious sculpture exhibition in Ireland and continues to be run on a voluntary basis by a committee of professional artists.

A Unique and Extraordinary Experience

Sculpture in Context is the longest running, most prestigious sculpture exhibition in Ireland. Staged annually in the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin, this unique exhibition showcases the inspiring and extraordinary work of both established and emerging artists throughout the magnificent 50 acres of landscaped gardens located in Glasnevin, just three kilometres from Dublin City Centre.

Reference: https://sculptureincontext.ie/

The Archer by Michael Keane

This bronze sculpture of a centaur holding a bow and arrow was created in 2022. It is part of a series of sculptures that Michael is working on that focusses on Greek Mythology. The Centaur is half man – half horse. It is based on the Greek myth and is a unique sculpture that is very detailed.

“The Archer” Centaur Sculpture Size

The Archer is a mid size sculpture that was sculpted by hand and then cast in bronze. It’s size is as follows:

Height: 67cm

Width: 36cm

Depth: 54cm

The Archer - Bronze Centaur Sculpture by Michael C Keane Dublin Ireland rear view
The Archer – Centaur Sculpture by Michael Keane

Where to see this centaur sculpture on display:

You can see this sculpture on display in the Botanic Gardens Sculpture in Context 2022.

Where is Sculpture in Context?

The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland, D09 VY63

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Sculpture In Context 2022

Exhibition Open Daily

ADMISSION FREE

  • Weekdays 9am—5pm
  • Sat, Sun & Public Holidays 10am—6pm

Café open daily

Car Park Charges Apply

Public Transport

The National Botanic Gardens are located 3 Kilometres North of Dublin city centre, 10 minutes by bus from O’Connell Street (Nos. 4, 9 and 83)

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