The Great Gallery. Photograph courtesy of the trustees of the Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is a hidden gem, situated north of Oxford Street on Manchester Square in London. This national museum is lavishly stocked wi(...)

Patrick Scott and some of his work in the Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square, Dublin: ‘At its best, that work possesses a timeless purity and elegance.’ Photography: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When the artist Patrick Scott died last February, just after his 93rd birthday and a day before the opening of retrospective exhibitions of his work a(...)

What were your cultural highlights of 2014? Eva International, in Limerick, curated by Bassam El Baroni, was easily on a par with other art bi(...)

Lovely Water No 747 by Gary Coyle

Soundings: Collective Memories of the Sea  Gary Coyle, Anthony Haughey, Emma Johnston, Sabina MacMahon, Julie Merriman, Lisa Reburn Mu(...)

Commotion, a tapestry by Vera Klute

The Grand Scheme – Vera Klute The Lab, Dublin ****   German-born, Dublin-based Vera Klute impressed with her graduation show (...)

The Ground Itself Is Kind, Black Butter, by Eoin Mc Hugh

The Skies Will Be Friendlier Then – Eoin Mc Hugh Kerlin Gallery, Dublin ****   It may be something of a back-handed complimen(...)

Still from Arbeit. Courtesy of the artist and Rodeo, Istanbu/London

Four film works – Duncan Campbell Imma, Dublin ****   Dublin-born artist Duncan Campbell has won the Turner prize, after bei(...)

The meta-perceptual helmets offer a portal into other organisms’ view of the world. They are now at the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris  1:51

Cleary Connolly’s meta-perceptual helmets ingeniously invite us to set aside our preconceptions and to experience things in ways quite different fr(...)

Sleeper, by Mark Wallinger

Tulca Festival of Visual Arts 2014: Neutral Various venues, Galway ****   Curator Alison Prior – best-known for her work with (...)

Nick Miller, winner of the Hennessy prize, with his portrait of Barrie Cooke, entitled Last Sitting, at the National Gallery yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 2:13

The inaugural Hennessy Portrait Prize has been awarded to Sligo-based painter Nick Miller. He was selected from a shortlist of 12 for his painting (...)