Patricia Burns’s Dark #1 (2014)

View Kerlin Gallery, Dublin **** Eye of Shark Lismore Castle Arts, Co Waterford **** The View referred to in the title of (...)

Plate by Diulio Forte, from ‘Meditation on plates, inspired by Lord Charlemont’s Casino’

The Casino at Marino is a gorgeous puzzle box of a place. Like Doctor Who’s Tardis, it seems much bigger on the inside than out, and it includes all m(...)

‘Ladies Chatting’ by Genieve Figgis

For a selection of images from the RHA annual exhibition, click here There are many in the contemporary art world who see the RHA as an anachr(...)

Paleolithic cave paintings at Lascaux in southwest France

From cute cats and winsome dogs, to large-eyed cows and rearing horses: caught between the over-sentimental and the purely representational, it can be(...)

A detail from Cartoonist, City, Winter by Una Sealy

The Royal Hibernian Academy was founded in 1823 and it has experienced some tricky moments in its subsequent history. On occasion, its very survival h(...)