Clockwise from far left, a work from ‘Circle in the Square’ by Marilyn Lerner; Cloud Tyvek by Max Streicher at St Mary’s; O by Karen Donnellan; and Róisín de Buitléar’s blown-glass musical instruments

In the visual arts strand, there is evidence of joined-up thinking in the inclusion of abstract painter Marilyn Lerner, sonic glas(...)

Parangolé P4 Cape 1 (1964). Photograph: Sergio Zalis

A retrospective of the late artist illuminates his remarkable artistic evolution

Pop Art pioneer: one of the images from Eduardo Paolozzi’s ‘General Dynamic FUN’ collection

Broad in scope and well presented, the exhibitions of Galway International Arts Festival reward visitors of all stripes

In John Kindness’s exhibition Odysseus, we find car bonnets, panels from electrical goods, toilet seats and old clothing pressed into service as supports for images painted, engraved or printed

Kindness cites James Joyce as his greatest influence, and he shares the writer’s fondness for building layers of meaning. His exhi(...)

Absorbing ideas: curator Pádraic E Moore. Photographer: Cyril Byrne

A new show has its roots in occult groups, such as Dublin’s Theosophical Society, and celebrates their influence on pop and coun(...)

Dog days: from Ciarán Healy’s DIT series The Familiar Wolf

It’s not an easy time to emerge from art college. But this year’s graduate exhibitions are full of work by students who deserve fu(...)

Here in Paradise by Jochen Gerz. Photograph: Peter Zoeller

A German artist in the Kerry tourism hot spot canvassed locals for their views

Playful: Someone and Someone by Eva Rothschild from the exhibition Vestibule in Merrion Square Park, Dublin. Photograph: Evan Buggle.

Merrion Square has a selection of sharp, new, modern sculptures – and one buried secret

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