Liffey Arts
John Millington Synge
2014
Acrylic on handmade paper, matted
6"x9"
$125
John Millington Synge is among Ireland's greatest writers. The author of "Playboy of the Western World," Synge was controversial as well as deeply creative, with an ear for the nuances of the everyday talk of the regular Irish. His works were presented in his brief lifetime, none more dangerously wild when the first night of "Playboy" at the Abbey Theater turned into a riot, with the poet William Butler Yeats chastising the theater-goers for their petty response to greatness..
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