Unique set of sculptures by Fermanagh artist Alan Milligan
Alan Milligan’s chess set, based on the works of Samuel Beckett

From the Fermanagh Herald:

The world premiere of the Beckett Chess set by artist Alan Milligan, finished up this week.

The exhibition ran from Saturday June 15, until Friday June 21 at the old regal cinema, the Unionist Hall, Enniskillen.

The 32 chess pieces have been inspired from the characters and props of Irish Nobel Prize writer, and former Portora student, Samuel Beckett.

The pieces were created in bronze by local Fermanagh sculptor Alan Milligan, the piece of artwork was commissioned by Sean Doran, artistic director of the Happy-Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival which takes place between August 22 and August 26. [Read More]

via apieceofmonologue.com

Posted by:Rhys Tranter

Rhys Tranter is a writer based in Cardiff, Wales, UK. He is the author of Beckett's Late Stage (2018), and his work has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, The Spectator, and a number of books and periodicals. He holds a BA, MA, and a PhD in English Literature. His website RhysTranter.com is a personal journal offering commentary and analysis across literature, film, music, and the arts.

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