Niall McLaughlin’s building is nominated for the prestigious Riba Stirling Prize
Twelve artists have been chosen as finalists for the Hennessy Portrait Prize 2015. Click through the entries on our gallery and judge for yourself.
Plus, David Godbold’s sarcasm continues to divide; and David Claerbout is never less than watchable
Art works had been on loan to Dublin and Limerick galleries by a family that wishes to remain anonymous and will be offered for sale in London
The world of art authentication is a murky one and with hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of euro riding on the outcomes, is increasingly vexed by legal challenge
Alfred Beit Foundation wants 100% relief on art that is bought and donated to the State
Sabine Lacey paints real photographs to explore the history of a family; Bridget O’Gorman’s sculptures point to some unspoken calamity; and Johnny Savage’s book is a thoughtful, valuable take on the 21st-century Irish landscape
Gary Coyle’s exhibition is superb, and three other Dublin shows also have plenty to explore
Kilkenny’s elite animation house, makers of ‘The Secret of Kells’ and ‘Song of the Sea’, is competing with the best of Hollywood – for a fraction of the money
Arts-show guests often seem afraid to say what they think. Like the football-free reality-TV show, we should forget about the art itself and focus on the characters doing the talking and the dynamics between them
Eau mon dieu – a Parisian art show has flooded a gallery’s basement
For those who are wary of performance art, Coogan’s approach may sway you
A street party will mark the anniversary of its opening, with music and family activities
‘Magnetism’ rises to the challenge of its venue’s scale; and Anna Macleod’s polite protests hit home
Tyrrell’s paintings, in the tricky Uillinn gallery, aim for the ‘rightness’ of nature
What’s your least favourite piece of public art? Is it the mad moons on sticks near Kinnegad? the semi- submerged violin near Longford or the famine family on Dublin’s Quay? Tell us in the comments field of this article
The Young Curators Project throws up some fascinating takes on the landscape
The project will involve the painting of 24 sites in the city. Can it unlock Waterford’s potential?
Artist paints key performers in front of a live audience at Kilkenny Arts Festival
Gaffney will use his Sky Academy Arts Scholarship for a project about the Shackleton Mill in Lucan that will involve film, photography and a book
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