Vanya Shivashankar (13) and Gokul Venkatachalam (14) hold up the trophy after jointly winning the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland. The competition is dominated by children of Indian descent. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

(...)-tape. They won $35,000 (€32,000) each. Shivashankar’s winning word was scherenschnitte, the art of(...)

A float depicting Silvio Berlusconi entitled The Banana Republic, at the traditional Viareggio Carnival parade, in 2001. Photograph: AP Photo/Riccardo Dalle Luche

(...) magnificent art and rare physical beauty. To look out across the Bay of Naples is a visual education in the(...)

Frances Treanor from Tydavent, Co Monaghan, won the 61st Annual Texaco Children’s Art Competition with her Bic pen-drawn self-portrait. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 2:27

(...) on Thursday to celebrate the prize winners of the 61st Texaco Children’s Art Competition. Minister(...)

Texaco art competition winners honoured at IMMA 2:27

Ireland's top young artists came to IMMA in Dublin to collect their awards for the Texaco art(...)

The Kenny family prior to moving the bookshop from High Street to Liosbán: from left, front, Conor, Maureen, Tom, and back, Jane, Des and Monica. “Three members of staff are third-generation family, and they, like their grandparents, strive to make Kenny’s Bookshop a world of its own, and a key to worlds unknown.” Photograph: Frank Miller

(...) her first exhibition and this in turn led to visual artists showing their work. A major development in(...)

Catherine Ryan Howard: from self-publishing to a major book deal

(...): Writing, Painting and How to Kill Your Neighbour, a conversation between the written and visual arts(...)

Tuaregs of Timbuktu: Toulou Kiki, Ibrahim Ahmed and Layla Walet Mohamed

(...) directing any sort of art film. Timbuktu is an accessible, propulsive drama that soaks up all kinds of vital(...)

 “Darkness into Light – The Pieta House Garden”, a medium-sized show garden which was designed by Niall Maxwell and which features a mural by Joe Caslin. Photograph: Richard Johnston 2:44

(...), therapeutic approach to anyone who requires it. Its striking street art aside, Maxwell’s show garden is(...)

Bastard Amber: move aside, Yeats

(...) and movement, creating a world where visual translucence mirrors metaphoric uncertainties around(...)

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

(...) than it is possible to mention. All add greatly to the texture of a visual feast. Until August 9(...)