Jeremy Irons Attends Prince’s Teaching Institute Event

Jeremy Irons was in attendance at the Prince’s Teaching Institute Summer Residency joint English, History, Art and Music Summer School event at Homerton College Cambridge, on Tuesday 24 June 2014.

Read more HERE.

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Jeremy Irons Attends Hus Gallery Opening

Jeremy Irons attended an opening reception at the Hus Gallery in London, on Wednesday 26 March, for the exhibition “The Back of Beyond”, featuring work by Sam Irons, Adam Bainbridge and Neil Raitt.

The exhibition will run from 27 March until 27 April 2014.

Photos via the Hus Gallery Facebook Page:

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Jeremy Irons Attends Art Market Budapest 2012 Opening

Jeremy Irons attending the opening reception of the 2012 Art Market Budapest on 7 November 2012.

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Jeremy was interviewed at the Art Market Budapest opening and it aired on Hungarian radio: http://hangtar.radio.hu/kossuth

Interview starts: (Translated from Hungarian dubbing)

Magyar Radio- What captures you?

Jeremy Irons- It’s very personal I think what captures you in art. The great thing about this show is the different artists. That so many different artists’ work are exhibited so I would be very surprised if somebody wouldn’t find a piece that he likes. It’s fantastic even if sometimes the meaning of two objects next to each other is completely different. It’s true that there’s only one or two objects from the same artist, but you get inspired. For example, I saw a painting from this artist from Budapest and I’ll ask for further information about where I could find more of his works. So, I hope that everyone who has an opportunity, not only from Hungary, but from Austria, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia will come and see these pictures and will find something they like. What that thing is is personal. I was captured by a picture because it was created in such a beautiful style. There are colours in it and it tells a story, it conveys a feeling. But my taste is not everybody else’s.

Magyar Radio- I was wondering if artists can be distinguished on the basis of where they are coming from. Which country or region?

Jeremy Irons- No, I don’t think you can identify their origin. If you see the pictures in the National Gallery here in Budapest, you will see something similar as in Prague. You can feel some Central European effect that you won’t meet in Paris or London at artists from the same age. Maybe the approach was more romantic. But as for modern artwork, it’s very difficult to distinguish. Perhaps, there’s some kind of humour in the Central European art that you can’t find in the same form in Western Europe. Humour I like.

Magyar Radio- Working here you perhaps gained some personal experience about this mentality?

Jeremy Irons- Yes, to a certain extent. And I am very happy that I could experience it.

Jeremy Irons Contributes to SixbyEight Charity Art Exhibition

Jeremy Irons has contributed a piece of artwork to the SixbyEight Charity Art Exhibition.


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To see all of the artwork in the SixbyEight exhibition go HERE.

This charity art event starts on the 11th November where patrons will have the opportunity to purchase art from professional and amateur artists. SixbyEight has collated in excess of four hundred pieces of art all measuring 6×8″ which will be sold at £40 each and all signed on the reverse , so a purchase is unknown – an ‘artistic gamble’, all proceeds from this event will then be donated to Hop Skip and Jump .

A private view will be held at the Bristol Gallery on the 11th November from 7pm, by invitation only (Due to overwhelming demand all tickets for the private view are now sold out), followed by the open view on 12th-13th November from 10am – 5pm. All donated works will be available to purchase.

The Borgias Win at Canada’s Gemini Awards

The Borgias takes top honours at Canada’s Gemini Awards

At a star-studded gala Wednesday night, 7 September 2011, The Borgias won the Gemini Award for best dramatic series.

When it premiered in April, The Borgias, a period drama full of sex and scheming, grabbed the attention of 1.3 million viewers in Canada.

Jeremy Irons accepted the award via pre-recorded video message.

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The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television presented 61 Gemini Awards Wednesday night, 31st August 2011, at the second of three galas. Programs in the categories of drama, comedy, variety and children’s or youth programming were honoured in Toronto.

The Borgias received three awards in Wednesday night’s ceremony.

Winners from Wednesday night’s ceremony:

- Best direction in a dramatic series: Jeremy Podeswa for The Borgias

- Francois Seguin wins Best Production Design/Art Direction in a Non-Fiction                         Program/Series for The Borgias.

  – The Borgias – The Poisoned Chalice/The Assassin ….. Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Fiction Program or Series

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Before the awards were handed out, best director nominee Jeremy Podeswa — who won for “The Borgias” — described the Gemini bash as a favourite get-together for members of Canada’s tight TV industry.
He compared it to the Emmys, where he was nominated last year for his work on “The Pacific.”
“It feels like much more of a family kind of thing,” said Podeswa, who added he would be unable to attend this year because he would be in Ireland directing “Game of Thrones.”
“The Geminis have always been a place where I immediately felt comfortable and at home.”

The Gemini Awards culminate with the Sept. 7 gala on CBC-TV. Comedy superstar Russell Peters will host, with presenters set to include Catherine O’Hara, Alan Thicke, Hugh Dillon and Priestley.

Read more: http://www.canada.com/entertainment/Geminis+honour+Degrassi+Borgias+Battle+Blades/5336863/story.html#ixzz1WfjMrLQF

Jeremy Irons donates signed POLO tie to Prince’s Trust auction

A Ralph Lauren POLO tie once owned by English Bafta Nominated and Academy Award winning Actor Jeremy Irons has been donated to the Sellebrity UK online auction site, in support of The Prince’s Trust charity.

It comes with a Prince’s Trust card hand written and again personally signed by him. The card has a short explanation as to where Jeremy wore it.

The tie is personally signed by Jeremy on the inside.

This item is donated in support of The Prince’s Trust

Jeremy Irons portrait by Zita Davisson

A portrait of Jeremy Irons by painter Zita Davisson is a part of the exhibition entitled FAMOUS FACES & PHENOMENAL PLACES.

Read more at DansHamptons.com Portrait Artist Zita Davisson Unveils “Famous Faces” at the Southampton Historical Museum

Zita Davisson’s Website

Some of Zita Davisson’s paintings:

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when:
Tue, May 17, 2011 11:00 AM-4:00 PM through
Sat, Sep 03, 2011 11:00 AM-4:00 PM

where:
Rogers Mansion
17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton Village
Southampton, New York

details:
Tuesday, May 17 through September Saturday, September 3, 2011
TIME: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, Tuesdays through Saturdays

FAMOUS FACES: Zita Davisson has made a career of capturing famous faces on canvas including Diana, Princess of Wales; Princess Grace of Monaco with her children, Liza Minnelli, Jeremy Irons, Rudy Giuliani, Gloria Vanderbilt, Liv Ullmann, Nancy Reagan and Muhammad Ali.

PHENOMENAL PLACES Gary Lawrance, AIA will exhibit eight, scale models of homes some of which can be found in full-size in Southampton and on Long Island.

contact information:
Diane, Lynn or Laurie
info@southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org
631-283-2494

http://www.southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org
Price: $4 Adults

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