‘Flight of the Quetzal’ by Michael Flatley is estimated at €40,000-€50,000

The highest-valued painting to go to auction in Ireland so far this year is not a work by Jack B Yeats, Paul Henry, Sir John Lavery or any of the othe(...)

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Paolo Sorrentino’s mesmerizing film La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty), which won an Oscar for best foreign-language film in 2014, sparked contr(...)

The boom – or bubble – in the international art market looks set to continue in 2015. The big international art auction houses are benefiting from unp(...)

The paintings (and subsequent merchandise) were sold under the name Walter Keane, but were, in fact, produced by his wife, Margaret. This swin(...)

Krystian Lupa: when people speak of him the words they most frequently reach for are “the Master”, occasionally “the Grand Master” and sometimes, more simply, “the Father”

In any other circumstance this would be considered a scandal. But when one man interrupted a theatre performance in Cracow the other week – about two (...)

We can hear the men of Ireland gulp at the mere mention of Tiffany but you needn’t necessarily remortgage the house. The classic heart tag charm bracelet in sterling silver costs from €290

If the thought of gift shopping for your nearest and dearest sends you into a tailspin of bother and confusion, the first step is to ignore the diz(...)

Ciarán Clark: ‘We all had the idea to make it into a proper library.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Capel Street in Dublin has a habit of throwing up surprises, and a new project there is attempting to revitalise a literary resource that had falle(...)

Bin man: Michael Landy with his Art Bin installation. Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty

In a gallery at PS1, the experimental affiliate of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, a scribbled note pinned to the wall reads, “Michael Landy did(...)

Damien Hirst in front of one of his works. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

In the museum business – if you can look on it as a business for a moment – it is said that if you want a surefire winner of an exhibition, one tha(...)

New York is a city of neighbourhoods so choose the right one to stay in

Most frequent visitors to New York City tend to stay in the same hotel, usually in Midtown Manhattan, with the Irish favouring Fitzpatrick’s on Lexing(...)