Four Eggs on a Plate by Lucian Freud  sold for almost £1 million at Sotheby’s in London

Four Eggs on a Plate by artist Lucian Freud, which he had given as a gift to the late Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, sold for almost £1 million (€1.4 (...)

Anybody who thinks he or she knows about cinema thinks he or she knows about Orson Welles. At the time of his death in 1985 it was fashionable to a(...)

A man walks by a painting by Mark Rothko “Untitled (Yellow and Blue) as it hangs on the wall during the press preview  for Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening. Photograph: Timothy Clary /AFP

A day after rival Christie’s sold the most expensive painting in auction history, Sotheby’s fell just shy of its best-ever contemporary art result, ta(...)

Michael Flatley  in his studio: the sales  of his work at an Irish and international art auction show  he is now second only to Jack B Yeats in the list of the highest prices for paintings achieved at auction in Ireland thus far in 2015

Almost overnight, Michael Flatley has become one of the most expensive living Irish artists. As expected, his paintings – which were seen by the viewe(...)

‘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(...)