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'If you are going to be an artist, you must be ashamed of nothing but to be ashamed.'

Welcome to the George Moore Association

Dedicated to the study of Moore's life and works

As a writer, Moore was a transitional, boundary-crossing figure

  • From the 19th to the 20th century

  • Across Ireland, France, and the UK

  • From naturalism to modernism

  • From the novel to precursors of 'personal nonfiction'

  • From sole authorship to collaborative forms of social authorship

  • From hetero to polyvalent sexualities

There's more, much more

to learn about George Moore...

Manet, George Moore (Metroolitan Museum

Portrait of George Moore by Edouard Manet, May 1879, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.


12th International George Moore Conference.

The Transitional: George Moore at the Fin de Siecle ​​

See '12th Conference and Hugh Lane Seminar' page for a selection of photos from the Liverpool conference on 8th to 12th May last.  


George Moore  In Dublin. 

24th February was George Moore’s birthday and we celebrated in a big way on 23rd when we held the George Moore Day at the Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin. This was a most enjoyable day when GM’s connections with Dublin featured, especially his links with people, with art generally, and with art connected to the gallery, as also with music,  and creative life in the city during his sojourn in Ely Place.  The event was fully booked but additional chairs were added to allow extra attendance for the talks and for a wonderful live piano recital by the renowned Una Hunt in the gallery’s very elegant surroundings.  The GMA is most grateful to Dr O’Donnell and the gallery for the opportunity to highlight the artistic riches of a time, a place, and an author. Some pictures and reportage (including the day’s programme) on '12th Conference and Hugh Lane Seminar' page. 


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