Tag Archives: Shaw’s Corner

Object of the Month: Stefan Mrozewski Woodcut

We don’t know a huge deal about August’s Object of the Month, but we do know that it is one of our favourite objects. It is a wood cut of Shaw by the Polish artist Stefan Mrozewski, which he presented … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: Irish Academy of Letters Medal

July’s Object of the Month could very easily be overlooked if you were to stand in Shaw’s study looking at his crowded desk and yet, like June’s Object of the Month, it represents another of Shaw’s great friendship networks and … Continue reading

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“Mrs Warren’s Profession – American Style”

Leading Shaw expert Leonard Conolly tells us more about the history of Mrs Warren’s Profession Openings of Shaw plays at Shaw’s Corner are always exciting events, but it is unlikely that the opening of Mrs Warren’s Profession will be as exciting … Continue reading

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Mrs Warren’s Profession: meet the cast!

A week away from opening night of Mrs Warren’s Profession, we thought that it was about time we gathered it’s colourful cast of characters together for you to meet. Shaw’s miniature pen portraits of Mrs Warren et all are succinct, satirical … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: ‘Diving Heron’ by John Trivett Nettleship

June’s Object of the Month is special to us here at Shaw’s Corner for three reasons: firstly, and most simply it is a beautiful, clever picture. John Nettleship was one of the great animal artists of the nineteenth century, and … Continue reading

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What’s happening in June!

June is always one of our favourite months here at Shaw’s Corner – the garden looks absolutely stunning, the weather is good and there are some fantastic events. June 2015 is no exception to this! On Sunday 7th June the … Continue reading

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Gallery of the Month – Augustus John by George Bernard Shaw

May’s object of the month is the portrait of Shaw by Augustus John that now hangs in the Dining Room here at Shaw’s Corner. Shaw sat for it in May 1915, and was not content with being a passive sitter. … Continue reading

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