Detail from Narciso by Sandro Chia

Meraviglia (Marvel) Three artists: Sandro Chia, Enzo Cucchi and Michael Warren Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin ***** The trio of tale(...)

Detail of Stéphane Béna Hanly’s Length of a Legacy (2015)

RIDDLE OF THE BURIAL GROUNDS Lara Almarcegui,  Rossella Biscotti, Simon Boudvin,  Matthew Buckingham, Mariana Castillo Deball, Dorot(...)

When Sir Alfred and Lady Beit donated 17 works to the National Gallery of Ireland, in 1986, its then director, Homan Potterton, said without exaggerat(...)

Detail from Dead Bird by Jenny Wood Sullivan of DIT

NCAD Thomas Street, Dublin. Until June 21st   DIT fine art and design graduates Dublin School of Creative Arts, Grangegorman(...)

Echt by Bedwyr Williams

Echt – Bedwyr Williams **** AIB Éigse Open Submission 2015 **** Post-Electric: Gimme More; Exchange; and Database ***** Visual, Carl(...)

The ‘haphazard autopsy’ of Four Fold by Sam Keogh

Four Fold – Sam Keogh Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity, Dublin ***** Imprinted on the floor of the Douglas Hyde Gallery is a vast photogr(...)

Detail from And When Did You Last See Your Father by Abigail O’Brien

RHA 185th Annual Exhibition Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin ****   “To survive is to win,” the Chinese film director Zhang Yi(...)

Detail from Victoria Park 2 by Hannah Brown

Karla Black Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin *** Scottish artist Karla Black is known for her large-scale, playful, lighter-than-air(...)

Japanese pavilion: thousands of keys hang as part of Chiharu Shiota’s installation The Key in the Hand, at the 56th Biennale of Arts, in Venice. Photograph: Domenico Stinellis/AP

International art fairs are like art supermarkets for the wealthy, and they have come to dominate the contemporary-art market. Art biennials, on the o(...)

Photographs from Ciarán Óg Arnold’s book. He is an astute observer with an eye for telling detail, whether it be a solitary figure in the crowd whose expression suddenly gives the game away or revealing an otherwise disguised depth and sensitivity

On the face of it, Ciarán Óg Arnold’s I Went to the Worst of Bars Hoping to Get Killed, But All I Could Do Was to Get Drunk Again is an unlikely wi(...)