Book published in 1880 containing rare images of river will be sold at auction next week
Nick Miller was inspired by working in the late Edward McGuire’s donated studio
A touring exhibition celebrates three decades of local-authority support for artists. Where does that commitment stand today, and what challenges face local arts development?
A disruptive power is evident in three shows that play with our perceptions of the world
Jane Prophet’s exhibition Trauma, about her personal experiences of being stalked, investigates the nature of obsession and is guided by empathy
When Liu Yiqian paid €160m for a Modigliani painting, he put it on his credit card, and the air miles he earned mean he and his family will never pay for a flight again
Galway’s annual winter arts festival is, fittingly enough, all about the weather
It should embarrass the contemporary art world that the front runners for the prestigious prize are not artists
In a country full of quangos, State boards and semi-State bodies, it can be hard to get to grips with the sheer scale of the State’s agencies. A new map aims to change that
Long hair flowing from under his helmet, spear and shield in hand, the hero of the Ulster Cycle is the epitome of the valiant Celt. But that image comes from a magazine article by a US president. It’s a sign of the cultural malleability of the idea of Celticism
A Grand Palais exhibition shows Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun to have been as intelligent, charming, resourceful – and indeed liberated – as she was beautiful
The 40 pieces from the UK’s Arts Council Collection on show in Drogheda are expertly chosen
‘Nu Couché’ by early 20th century Italian artist makes second-highest price ever at auction
The late American media artist was ahead of her time, but her reputation is now catching up with her powerful work; and Mayo artists respond to their home county
Gorman won the prize for a series of prints made at Stoney Road Press
Can an art exhibition about climate change have any potency when it avoids polemic? The Irish Cultural Centre in Paris takes a gentle approach to a giant issue
In-demand Cameroonian curator Koyo Kouoh will relate next year’s EVA to the historical significance of 1916
The magazine, which is run by a team of just three, is gaining international recognition for its purist approach
The Belfast painter's work has aged very well
Foundation looking for ‘white knights’ to buy old masters and donate them to State
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