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Sean Nos (Original)

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Sean Nós is an original oil painting by KT McCaffrey. It is based upon a traditional Irish dance scene.

” Sean nós is a traditional Irish solo dance. In Irish ‘Sean nós’ means ‘old style’. This form of Irish dancing is more casual compared to the formal and competition based Irish Stepdance. …”

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Painting Dimensions:
This painting measures approximately 100 cm width X 80 cm height on a stretched canvas.

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Sean Nos Original Painting

Sean Nós

Sean nós is a traditional Irish solo dance. In Irish ‘Sean nós’ means ‘old style’. This form of Irish dancing is more casual compared to the formal and competition based Irish Stepdance.

The Sean nós dance features low to the ground footwork, improvised steps with free movement or swinging of the arms.

Michael Flatley is an Irish-American dancer who put Irish dancing on the map. His style of Irish dancing was similar to the Sean nós dance. He would use lots of upper body movement and free arm movements.

Sean nós dancers follow the music closely and use improvisation for a free expression dance form. Dancing groups do not use choreography because the dancers usually dance in turns and play off the energy of one another.

Sean nós dancers tend to wear less formal street clothing. The dancers shoes can be hard or soft and capable of percussive sound.

The Sean nós Dance can be performed on a variety of surfaces including wooden floors, a door without hinges, a table or the top of a stool.

This dance is most popular in the west of Ireland around Donegal, Mayo, Galway and Clare.

Sean Nós, Original Painting

Artist: KT McCaffrey

Artwork details:

Sean Nós is an original oil on canvas painting by Irish artist, KT McCaffrey.

Artwork Dimensions:

The artwork measures 100 cm width by 80 cm height on a stretched canvas.

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artist KT McCaffrey

Artist: KT McCaffrey

KT McCaffrey is an Irish artist with a great interest in Ireland’s cultural and storytelling heritage. He studied graphic design at the National College of Art in Dublin.

KT McCaffrey lives in Dunshaughlin, County Meath, near Dublin. The artist likes to surround himself with everything he loves in life. He has a great passion for Irish literature, music, Celtic Folklore and the beauty of the Irish countryside.

KT McCaffrey blends all this to create his own style of art. KT has great respect for the Irish stained-glass artist Harry Clarke. Harry’s style is visible in many of KT’s paintings. The artist has created more than 80 oil on canvas paintings. Every brushstroke creates a rich composition with strong color contrasts, illustration and patterns.

Many of KT’s paintings capture a moment in time through the art of storytelling.  These paintings showcase scenes from Ireland’s tales of Folklore and Mythology.

For a more in depth look at KT McCaffrey’s journey as an artist, check out our blog post detailing his career.

Additional information

Artist

KT McCaffrey

Year

2017

Medium

Oil On Canvas

Orientation

Landscape