The Great Wall of Kinsale by Eilis O’Connell was controversial in Ireland but won her credit in the UK and led to many commissions for large-scale work there

When, in an interview in 1999, Eilís O’Connell said that “the whole field of public art” was more developed in England, and much more progressive ther(...)

Andy Scott with Clydesdale horses in front of his ‘The Kelpies’. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

One perhaps positive effect of the recession was that we didn’t get the massive Antony Gormley sculpture promised for Dublin’s Docklands. At the ti(...)

Anthony Caro, with his 1962 work Sculpture Two. Caro died of a sudden heart attack yesterday
Anthony Caro, sculptor, dies aged 89
  • UK
  • October 25, 2013, 01:03

The sculptor Sir Anthony Caro, regarded as one of the leading artists of his generation and represented in museum collections all over the world, has (...)

Where did all the small things go? Contemporary street lamps are plain, the little cast-iron shamrocks and curlicues adorning their older relat(...)