The Stephen McKenna renaissance continues. The RHA, Kerlin and now the Douglas Hyde. Perhaps it’s more of a surreal renaissance? Works such as Colin Middleton’s, recently seen in the excellent Highlanes show, ‘The Surreal in Irish Art’ got a worthwhile outing in 2011 and the trend seems to be on-going. Alice Maher is of course penciled in for IMMAs Earlsfort Terrace programme.