The David Ireland House at 500 Capp Street is the late conceptual artist’s 1886 Italianate-style home and site-specific artwork, widely considered the centerpiece of Ireland’s career and a landmark of American art.

 

A brief history….Conceptual Art

“Everything brought into proper focus and context can be an art object.” The Conceptual Art movement began in the 60s and was a movement...

Finding A “Power Place”

“…I’m just constantly looking for the place where they say something to me.” David Ireland was very aware of space and what was happening...

Faithful to the Process

“But the perfect Dumbball tries to become faithful to the process.” David Ireland was very conscious of the notion of ‘process’ during daily life...