Self Portrait at the Age of 63 is on loan from the National Gallery in London
Grace Weir’s latest films focus on her interest in science
Gormley is once again getting a warm reception at Imma, having been part of the gallery’s inaugural exhibition in 1991. He talks about his love of Ireland and his artistic philosophy
The Coombe-based arts group’s periodical is a valuable exercise; and George Bolster takes on the delicate subject of depression
No selfie or Instagram picture can capture the essence of a person the way a painting can. Here, experienced portraitists give some pointers so you can have a go yourself
An exhibition in Cork explores how we perceive value in art and in life, raising intriguing questions about the art market in the process
Not much is known about London husband-and-wife satirists the Darlys, but their work remains sharp
What stands out at the Solas show is the richness of the award-winning Irish work
For the Swiss-born artist and photographer, the unmade bed is a metaphor for the reality of daily life
In 2013 Nora Hickey M’Sichili got her dream job of running the Centre Culturel Irlandais in the French capital. Have recent events changed the tone?
The Irishman, famous for his stained glass, was also a war artist who illustrated Ireland’s official 1914-18 memorial records, writes the author of a new book
If your new year’s resolution involves learning more about music, dance or art, a new residential school may be just the trick to get you out the door and on your way
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
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