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Abigail O’Brien With Bread 13 September – 16 November 2013 Published by Highlanes Gallery, September 2013, in an edition of 1,000 Exhibition Sponsorship: McCloskey’s Bakery, Drogheda, Traditional Artisan Bakery and home of Spiegel’s Bagels and Skinny’s has generously sponsored the exhibition, catalogue and tour. As well as the ongoing financial support of the Arts Council and Drogheda Borough Council, the project was also awarded a special Arts Council Touring Grant.

Exhibition Partners: The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim Dates: 7 February – 5 April, 2014 Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick Dates: January 2015 Design: Fiona O’Reilly, On the Dot Design www.onthedotmultimedia.com Print: Nicholson & Bass www.nicholsonbass.com Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery Laurence Street Drogheda Co. Louth Ireland T. + 00 353 (0) 41 – 9803311 F. + 00 353 (0) 41 – 9803313 W. www.highlanes.ie E. info@highlanes.ie

ISBN: 978-0-9572946-1-5 ©2013 Highlanes Gallery, the authors and the artist British Library Cataloguing in Publication data available. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without first seeking the written permission of the copyright owners and of the publishers.

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Contents

Foreword: Aoife Ruane, Curator/Director

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With Bread: keeping company with Abigail O’Brien, Dr Medb Ruane

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Bread and Alchemy, Theo Dorgan

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Index of Images

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Drogheda Municipal Art Collection

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Artist’s Acknowledgements

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Artist’s CV

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With Bread, 2013 exhibition, Abigail O’Brien – contemporary artist  

Gallery Catalogue

With Bread, 2013 exhibition, Abigail O’Brien – contemporary artist  

Gallery Catalogue

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