Streamlined quality: a set of four Model 78 chairs by Niels Moller (Danish, 1960s) in rosewood with tan leather upholstered seats and tapering legs, for auction with an estimate of €1,000-€1,500)

The red chair in the window of deVeres auction house on Kildare Street gives a flavour of the lots on offer in its upcoming design auction of classic (...)

Soft-Kin  by Richard Gorman, which has been shortlisted for the inaugural RCSI Art Award. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The opening of this year’s RHA Annual Exhibition also saw the announcement of a shortlist for a new award: the RCSI Art Award. Five artworks made th(...)

A detail from Richard Gorman’s Iwano Series II (2015)

Iwano – Richard Gorman Kerlin Gallery, Dublin ***** More than 25 years ago, when Richard Gorman first visited Japan’s “paper village”, Echizen, an(...)

A series of paintings by Richard Gorman in the RHA  Annual Exhibition in 2014. Photograph: David Sleator

The artist Richard Gorman has been named as the first winner of the Savills Art Prize, a new visual arts award worth €5,000, presented by Savills a(...)

Catwalk shot from AW Menswear’s autumn-winter 2015 collection

Richard Gorman’s studio in Milan, spare, white and paint-spattered dominated by the visual power of his bold, colourful work has nothing in common (...)

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(...)

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(...)