Detail from “Hibernia Mirror”, depicting the map of Ireland and similar to the mirrors found in London’s Connaught Hotel bar, which sold for £62,500 in Christie’s sale

Tuesday, (November 4th ) Christie’s, King St, London. The auction titled Luxury-Colour-Texture of the estate of the late David Collins, the London-ba(...)

Patrick Scott, when a student in 1942

Patrick Scott, who has died aged 93, was a major force in Irish art for more than 70 years. A painter, designer and graphic artist, he was know(...)

Sotheby’s employees hanging the ‘Le Boulevard Monmartre, matinee de printemps’ by Camille Pissaro, at their showroom in central London, which was sold for £19.9 million, almost five times the previous record for a single work by the impressionist artist. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Sotheby’s made its highest ever London sale yesterday with an auction of impressionist, modern and surrealist art, a day after rival Christie’s set a (...)

An estimated €43 billion was spent worldwide last year on fine art and antiques. The Irish public may have grown weary, sceptical or even, understanda(...)

“There were cattle living in the house when we bought it,” owner Andy Cox says of Weston Lodge, a stone-cut former steward’s house that once be(...)

Reginald Gray. His sitters included Francis Bacon, Samuel Beckett and Brendan Behan.

Reginald Gray, who has died aged 82, was a portrait painter whose sitters included Francis Bacon, Samuel Beckett and Brendan Behan. Among the s(...)

First thing in the morning, Heinz Berggruen liked to greet his beloved paintings. Wandering around the Berlin villa that houses his remarkable coll(...)